Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Upcoming Workshops: Tree Pruning for Small Communities

Tree Pruning for Small Communities

The Illinois Arborist Association (IAA) is providing an important training opportunity for any agency staff that manages public trees on streets, parks or rural roads. Funded by the US Forest Service and administered through Southern Illinois University with assistance from the Illinios Department of Natural Resoucres, the IAA is providing a one-day workshop in eight locations throughout Illinois. Instructors are all ISA Certified Arborists. Sessions will consist of classroom instructions and hands on practice in the field.

Topics will include:
  • Tree biology
  • Safety
  • Pruning techniques
  • Equipment and risk reduction.
The objective of the workshop is to assist agency staff in maintaining their tree resource for improved health, longevity, reduced cost, reduced risk and enhanced staff skills. All participants will receive a copy of the ANSI Z-133 safety standards and a copy of the International Society of Arboriculture's Best Management Prractices --Pruning publication.

Workshop dates and locations:

Altamont, IL: January 9
Henry, IL: January 11
Mt. Vernon, IL: January 18
Springfield, IL: January 18
Edwardsville, IL: January 23 
Macomb IL: January 23
Bloomington, IL: January 25
Carbondale, IL: January 29

Registraion is limitied to 20 persons per workshop so don't delay!

Registraion fee is $15

*Lunch and coffee breaks are included in the registration fee.


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