Member Benefits

ISA & ISA ONTARIO MEMBERSHIPS provide you with access to exclusive resources and discounts. An investment in an ISA/ISAO membership pays itself back through discounts on products, access to exclusive resources and content, and educational benefits that will advance your career. Note that signing up as a professional member with the Ontario Chapter automatically provides you with an international membership as well.

Benefits Include:

  • The latest news and information on research and the practice and techniques you need to know – all in the bi-monthly Arborist News and Ontario Arborist magazines. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry (published online) focuses on current research findings;
  • Professional recognition through use of your exclusive ISA and ISAO member logos;  
  • ISA Ontario and IHSA are pleased to announce a partnership where ISA Ontario members can save up to 50% on IHSA safety training courses (some exclusions apply).  For more information click HERE;
  • ISA Ontario Chapter members now have access to the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) membership benefits program.  CNLA is a leading benefits provider and offers a wide range of benefits to assist you and your business.  From vehicles, equipment, industry training, financial services, business solutions, technology and communications and everything in between – it is value for money!  The ISAO, in partnership with the CNLA, is saving you money every day!  For more information click this link or contact CNLA at:  1.888.446.3499 or visit their website at;
  • Significant savings on clothing and more than 100 industry books, workbooks and DVDs – all designed to help you do your job better;
  • Find an arborist listings and easy access to job postings and classifieds on both the ISA and ISAO websites;
  • Member discounts on arborist certification testing and study materials – plus a special certified arborist logo to recognize your professional achievement;
  • Education in Tree Care – from the annual ISA International Conference and the Ontario Chapter Educational Conference to workshops held throughout the year, ISA and ISAO provide the educational opportunities you need to grow professionally;
  • The opportunity to participate in the annual Ontario Tree Climbing Championship (open to ISAO male and female member climbers only);
  • Access to over 20,000 ISA Members representing 60,000 years of professional tree care experience;
  • Opportunity to network with ISA Chapter members in Ontario, plus the opportunity to meet with professionals in your specific field of arboriculture at ISA Professional Affiliation meetings;
  • Award Recognition – Both ISA and ISAO Chapter Awards are given out annually. 

Our mission is to enhance and promote the care and benefit of trees for present and future generations in Ontario through education, research and awareness.