ISA Today - December 2019

ISA Mailed Communications

Dec 18, 2019

Reminder: All payments and communications mailed to ISA should be directed to our customer service team at:

International Society of Arboriculture
P.O. Box 191
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
United States

Team Member Introductions

Dec 18, 2019

ISA is introducing a new staff member who has joined its team to work on behalf of members and credential holders. In this issue of ISA Today, please meet Gabrielle Fabiano, the receptionist.

ISA Headquarters — Holiday Closure

Dec 18, 2019

ISA Headquarters will be closed 24 December 2019 through 1 January 2020 for our annual holiday closure. There will be limited customer service support available during this extended closure.

Exciting News — Presentations in Spanish for 2020 Annual Conference and Trade Show

Dec 18, 2019

We are excited to offer live interpretations between English and Spanish during the general sessions and some of the presentations at the ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show 9-12 August in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. We encourage our Spanish speaking members to share their passion and help provide a program that meets the educational needs of attendees presented by speakers of the highest quality who represent the diversity of the ISA membership.

Changes to BCMA Maintenance of Credential Holder Status

Dec 18, 2019

The ISA Credentialing Council is the group that governs policies affecting fairness and impartiality of our credentialing programs. Policies that govern eligibility and maintenance of our credentials fall within their responsibility and authority.

APTCC 2019 Wins Best Event of the Year Award

Dec 18, 2019

The ISA 2019 Asia Pacific Tree Climbing Championship (APTCC) was awarded the Best Event of the Year Award on 5 December 2019 by the 2019 Asia Pacific (APAC) Association Awards.

Be a Part of the Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition Annual Meeting

Dec 18, 2019

The 2020 Request for Proposals (RFP) to feature your innovation at the upcoming Sustainable Urban Forests Coalition (SUFC) 15th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, 4 March 2020, is now open. SUFC will select up to four programs, research ideas, new technologies or campaigns (collectively referred to as "projects"). Each of the four chosen project representatives will present an overview of their respective project along with a "Call for Collaboration" to the SUFC membership and supporters. For more information, or to submit your proposal, please visit their website.

TREE Fund Update

Dec 18, 2019

Read the December 2019 issue of TREE Press for leading thoughts from the TREE Fund President and CEO Russell King, the volunteer spotlight about TREE Fund Liaisons and ISA Chapters and an article about protecting native trees from microbes. Additionally, find info about grant applications, upcoming webinars and more.

December Issue of Arborist News Available Online

Dec 18, 2019

Read the latest issue of Arborist News magazine. Featured in this issue: Detective Dendro: The Case of the Christmas Catastrophe, Introducing Youth to Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, 15 Years of TREE Fund Research Grant Program, highlights from the 2019 North American Tree Climbing Championship and much more.

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