Events

7 April, 2017 - 8 April, 2017
OCAA Course -- First Aid/CPR/WHMIS (Standard)

Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) regulates Workplace Safety Education in Ontario and has set laws regarding First Aid called Regulation 1101.

The OCAA makes this essential safety training an easy step for employers. Workplace Hazardous Material Information Systems will outline Compliance Policies, Hazardous Products Act and associated Controlled Products.

Start: April 07, 2017- 8:00 AM
:   April 08, 2017 - 4:00 PM
:   Ballantrae Community Centre,  5592 Aurora Side Rd, Stouffville.

Price- Member: 

Early Bird = $150.00

After Jan 30 = $150.00

Non-Member: $200.00

REGISTRATION through the OCAA website

8 April, 2017
LEAF - All About Trees - Tree Tenders Workshop

All About Trees - Tree Tenders Workshop

Time: 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Location:
Newmarket Public Library (Multipurpose Room)
438 Park Avenue, Newmarket, ON L3Y 1W1

Love trees? Want to help them thrive in your community?  Join us for a free community workshop to learn about:

  • York Region's Greening Strategy;
  • Impacts of invasive species in your neighbourhood (and new ones to look out for)
  • Upcoming opportunities to care for trees in the community and how you can make a difference
  • Subsidized backyard tree planting 

Local experts will lead indoor and outdoor interactive sessions.  Participants will have the opportunity to network with each other and with session leaders.

Refreshments will be provided. Event will proceed rain or shine. 

Register here: http://www.yourleaf.org/event/2017-04-08/all-about-trees-tree-tenders-workshop

CEU’s are available.

19 April, 2017 - 21 April, 2017
TRAQ Qualification Course: WHITBY

    ** FULL **       THIS COURSE IS FULL
Wednesday, 19th April - Friday, 21st April, 2017

Location: Port of Whitby Marina; Instructor:  Dwayne Neustaeter
REGISTRATION OPENS 6 FEB 17.  Closes: 15 March 17.  Look for Registration Link HERE on Feb 6.   Flyer HERE

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.

22 April, 2017
“Women in Trees” Conference and Awareness Day

“Women in Trees” Conference and Awareness Day

Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 am to 3:30 pm.

Doors open at 9:00 am.
Fleming College, Frost Campus,
200 Albert Street South, Lindsay

This is a FREE event to showcase the variety of roles and opportunities for women in the fields of Urban Forestry, Forestry and Arboriculture.

A panel of female industry representatives will speak about their experiences and pathways to fulfilling careers with trees.

COME CLIMB TREES – LIKE A GIRL!
The day will be filled with networking opportunities, story-telling, and will culminate with the “Women in Trees” group climb. How long has it been since you climbed a tree? This will be an amazing opportunity to “climb like a girl!” But you’ll be climbing with a harness and ropes, with expert instruction and supervision. Our goal is to get 100 women in trees!

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Katrina Van Osch-Saxon:
katrina.van_osch-saxon@flemingcollege.ca    1-866-353-6464 ext. 3274

TO REGISTER
Register by email or by phone: adele.russell@flemingcollege.ca 1-866-353-6464 ext. 3234

For a link to the flyer, click HERE

Please provide your name, phone number and email address. Indicate your t-shirt size: Women’s Slim-Fit Small, Medium, Large, 1-XL, or 2-XL.

AGENDA

  •   9:00 –   9:45 --> Doors open, registration, coffee and refreshments.
  • 10:00 – 11:30 --> Room 250, panel of speakers sharing their stories about careers in trees.
  • 11:30 – 12:45 --> Lunch and networking. Lunch provided, sponsored by Hydro One.
  •   1:00 –   3:3  --> Tree climb in the Access to Nature Trail.

What to Wear: comfortable/casual clothing; wear (or bring) steel-toed boots if possible, if not, wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals or flip flops); bring gloves; bring a hard hat if you have one (will be supplied if not).

Thank you to our sponsors,

1 May, 2017 - 2 May, 2017
"Anchoring Tree Appraisal: A Multi-Method Approach"

"Anchoring Tree Appraisal:
A Multi-Method Approach"
Instructor:  James Komen
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario.
Monday, May 1st & May 2nd, 2017 (register for either, or both days)
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

A tree appraisal report is only as strong as its justification. Different appraisal methods are appropriate for different appraisal assignments. Learn the basics of a variety of different methods for appraising trees and how to synthesize them into a final assignment result. 6 CEUs available to Certified Arborists.
REGISTRATION IS OPEN!!

Click HERE for the registration form!

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