ISA Today - Oct 2018

TREE Fund Update

Oct 1, 2018

Read the October 2018 issue of TREE Press for leading thoughts from TREE Fund President and CEO J. Eric Smith, the volunteer spotlight on Brandon Watson of Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements, and Crowning Achievements–Research Results on Developing Redbay Resistant to Laurel Wilt. Also get information on grant applications, upcoming webinars, and much more.

Arizona Forester Vicki Christiansen named new Forest Service Chief

Oct 1, 2018

On 10 October 2018, United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that Vicki Christiansen will serve as the 19th Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service. Christiansen has been serving as Interim Chief since March of this year. Read the official news release for more information.

Reminder: ISA Accepting Presentation Submissions for 2019 ISA Knoxville

Oct 1, 2018

ISA is seeking conference presentations for the 2019 ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show in Knoxville, Tennessee. Presentations should focus on the best research, knowledge, and practices in the field to help us deliver exceptional learning experiences. The deadline for submissions is 21 December 2018Submit your presentation today.

ISA Preparing for the Giving Season

Oct 1, 2018

ISA will once again participate in the #GivingTuesday global giving movement coming up in November. Members and credential holders are encouraged to show support by making a donation on 27 November to other green industry or environmental organizations.

United States Federal Government Seeking Input Regarding Emerald Ash Borer Quarantine Regulations

Oct 1, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing opportunity for input regarding their proposal to remove the domestic quarantine regulations for the emerald ash borer (EAB). 

2018 North American Tree Climbing Championship Results

Oct 1, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 North American Tree Climbing Championship (NATCC) Champions Krista Strating and James Earhart. Thank you to our hosts ISA New England Chapter and all of the volunteers who helped out in Providence, Rhode Island. Watch for full event highlights in the December issue of the Arborist News.

ISA Welcomes New Team Members

Oct 1, 2018

In preparation for the move of the Headquarters to Atlanta, GA, new departmental directors have been hired. Learn more about ISA's newest team leaders.

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