Events

1 October, 2017
International Jack Kimmel Grant Deadline

2017 is year 8 for this grant program with funding available to researchers worldwide. The Jack Kimmel International Grant Program, championed by the Canadian TREE Fund, honors the late Jack Kimmel who was the former Director of Parks for the City of Toronto.

Projects are expected to be completed within one to three years. Grant award amounts are limited to a maximum of $10,000 and will vary depending upon the adjudged value of the project relative to the needs of the arboriculture community.

Details and grant application...

4 October, 2017 - 6 October, 2017
TRAQ Qualification Course: WHITCHURCH/STOUFFVILLE

----  TRAQ STOUFFVILLE --- SOLD OUT ----

Wednesday, 4th October - Friday, 6th October, 2017
Location: The Bill Fisch Forest Stewardship & Education Centre, Whitchurch/Stouffville;
Instructor:  Dwayne Neustaeter

  --- SOLD OUT --- REGISTRATION OPENS 6 FEB 2017.  Closes: 31 August 2017.  Look for Registration Link HERE.   Click to download FLYER

For more information email: info@isaontario.com.  Please refer to the ISA website for more information on prerequisites to take the TRAQ course or download the handbook HERE.

The Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) course includes Tree Biology and Mechanics, Tree Inspection and Assessment, Data Analysis and Risk Categorization, and Risk Reporting. This course prepares the participant to take the TRAQ assessment to become ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified.

The qualification consists of a 2-day educational course followed by a ½ day assessment that includes both a written and field component. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification.

13 October, 2017
Trees & the Law

Trees & the Law
Instructor:  Julian Dunster

  • Friday, 13th October 2017
    Richmond Hill Operations Centre
    1200 Elgin Mills Rd East, Richmond Hill, ON  L4C 1M4
    9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (registration opens at 8:30 a.m.)

The workshop starts by understanding terms and legal principles and how these drive professional practice and possible advice to clients. This will include duty of care, standard of care, negligence, liability, damages & penalties.  We will review case studies and court decisions which help inform our professional practices.  Various forms of damages will be reviewed and the use of evidence and reports will be discussed. The course will be suitable for anyone in the industry including tree care companies, municipal, utility, certified and consulting arborists.
For MUCH more information & registration click HERE

16 October, 2017 - 18 October, 2017
TRAQ Qualification Course: KEMPTVILLE

Wednesday, 16th October - Friday, 18th October, 2017
Location: University of Guelph, Kemptville, Ontario;
Instructor:  Julian Dunster

REGISTRATION OPENS:  14 JUN .  Closes: 13 SEPT 17.  Look for Registration Link HERE.   Click to download FLYER

For more information email: info@isaontario.com.  Please refer to the ISA website for more information on prerequisites to take the TRAQ course or download the handbook HERE.

The Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) course includes Tree Biology and Mechanics, Tree Inspection and Assessment, Data Analysis and Risk Categorization, and Risk Reporting. This course prepares the participant to take the TRAQ assessment to become ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified.

The qualification consists of a 2-day educational course followed by a ½ day assessment that includes both a written and field component. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification.

29 November, 2017 - 2 December, 2017
2017 ASCA Annual Conference

This year's annual gathering of the American Society of Consulting Arborists takes place in December in Stevenson, Washington, USA. More details...

ASCA's Annual Conference provides its attendees with numerous educational sessions, and plenty of networking receptions/meetups, and the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units. Below, is the basic information about the Conference:

2017 ASCA Annual Conference
Stevenson, Washington, USA
Please check their website for more details!

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