Events

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.

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

"Anchoring Tree Appraisal:
A Multi-Method Approach"
Instructor:  James Komen
Location: TBC
Monday, May 1st, 2017
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 COMING!
Click HERE for the registration form!  (registration is not open yet!)

10 May, 2017
"Fungi: Friend and Foe"

"Fungi: Friend and Foe"
Instructor:  Kyle McLoughlin
Location: Bill Fisch Forest Education Centre
16389 Highway 48,
Whitchurch-Stouffville, ON, L4A 7X4
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Please NOTE:  The INDOOR classroom location of this workshop promises to be chilly...wear appropriate layers!  Please bring appropriate PPE-
hard hard, safety glasses, high vis, green patch safety boots.

An introduction to the biology of the fungi kingdom!. Fungal life cycle, reproduction, edibility, and their relationship to humans as well as plants, are covered in depth with many colourful photos and a slice of humour. Actual specimens are shown that reflect a variety of interesting fungi. Educational time is both in a classroom and outside in the forest.

Kyle McLoughlin is an experienced arborist, and a passionate wilderness guide. Through countless interactions with trees and fungus in both a professional and recreational context, he has developed his understanding in plant pathology, and symbiotic fungal relationships. Starting his career as a climbing arborist, Kyle is now a consultant specializing in planting, risk assessments, and disease management.  CEU's are available.

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. with lecture starting at 9:00 a.m.  Please dress accordingly for hiking (eg: walking shoes/boots; warm clothing; rain apparel, etc.)

*REGISTRATION OPENS SOON!    -- SPACE WILL BE LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS.  NO ON-SITE REGISTRATIONS.
Click HERE for the registration form!  (registration is not open yet!)

5 June, 2017 - 7 June, 2017
TRAQ Qualification Course: Location: To be Confirmed

Monday, 5th June - Wednesday, 7th June, 2017
Location: To Be Confirmed (TBC); Instructor:  Scott Baker
REGISTRATION OPENS:  TBC.  Closes: TBC.  Look for Registration Link HERE when it's confirmed.

For more information email: info@isaontario.com.  To download the registration form click HERE (coming soon).  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.

8 June, 2017 - 10 June, 2017
TRAQ Qualification Course: CITY OF HAMILTON

Thursday, 8th June - Saturday, 10th June, 2017
Location: City of Hamilton; Instructor:  Scott Baker
REGISTRATION OPENS 6 FEB 17.  Closes: 5 May 17.  Look for Registration Link HERE.  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.

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