Events

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 AND a hand lens if you have one.

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.)

* SPACE WILL BE LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS.  NO ON-SITE REGISTRATIONS.
Click HERE for the registration form!

5 June, 2017 - 7 June, 2017
TRAQ Qualification Course: Location: Newmarket, Ontario

Monday, 5th June - Wednesday, 7th June, 2017
Location: Newmarket, Ontario; Instructor:  Scott Baker
REGISTRATION OPENS:  31st March.  Closes: 4th May.  Registration HERE.  Flyer HERE

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

10 June, 2017
Arborist Abroad

Arborist Abroad
Saturday, June 10, 2017
8:00am to 4:00pm

Instructor: Kyle McLoughlin
Location:
Oak Ridges Community Centre
12895 Bayview Ave
Richmond Hill, ON
L4E 3G2

Description:
Interested in working abroad as an arborist?
This workshop focuses on the possibilities of traveling the world, while getting paid!  You will see just how valuable (and how far) knowing how to properly run a chainsaw, climb a tree, and explain simple biology can be to getting paid to travel the world.

Instructor, 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.  Check out his Blog: arboristabroad.com

For more information and registration, click HERE

12 June, 2017
"Trees and Construction"

"Trees and Construction"
Instructor:  Scott Baker, Tree Solutions Inc.
Location:

Whitney Hall in the Iroquois Park Sports Centre
500 Victoria St W,

Whitby, ON L1N 9G4

Monday, June 12th, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Learn to speak the languages of construction, architecture, land use, planning, landscape architecture, engineering, and demolition.  This full day class will include information specific to arborists working around construction. The class is appropriate for Commercial Arborists, Consultants, and Professionals in related fields such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Planning.

Instructor Scott D. Baker, RCA, BCMA has over forty years of practical hands-on experience working with trees on construction sites as a contractor, developer, and arboricultural consultant.  CEU’s are available.

Click HERE for the registration form!

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