ARIZONA COMMUNITY TREE COUNCIL, INC.
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Tree Workers Workshop
Friday, November 1, 2019
6:45 am - 3:00 pm
7 ISA CEUs Available
City of Chandler Parks and Facilities
650 E Ryan Rd Chandler
Chandler, AZ 85286
ACTC Member Rate
$95 - thru October 14
$110.00 - after October 14
$140 - after October 14
MORNING SESSION at
Chandler, AZ 85286
AFTER LUNCH, CLASS at
FOLLEY MEMORIAL PARK
(601 E Frye Rd, Chandler, AZ 85225)
6:15 - 6:45am Registration and Coffee
6:45 - 7:45am Tree Health and Science
How trees grow and defend against decay; how to recognize signs of decay.
7:45 - 8:45am Pruning
The costs and benefits of pruning; the physiology of pruning; pruning
8:45 - 9:00am Break
9:00 - 10:00am Removal
How to safely and efficiently perform tree removals; height estimation,
felling, climbing, bucking and lifting; the use of cranes during tree
10:00 - 11:00am Cabling and Bracing
Reasons for installing cables and braces; hardware and tools; attachment
11:00am - Noon Lunch
Lunch is on your own.
AFTER LUNCH, CLASS at FOLLEY MEMORIAL PARK (601 E Frye Rd, Chandler, AZ
Noon - 1:00pm Safety/Climbing
Current safety regulations; personal protection equipment, chainsaw safety;
electrical hazards; climbing equipment, ropes and knots; methods for
ascending, descending and working in trees.
1:00 - 2:00pm Rigging
Use of rigging ropes and equipment; techniques for proper rigging.
2:00 - 3:00pm Review
ISA - Tree Workers Certification Exams:
Click here for info on exam, or call 1-866-785-8960 for details and dates on the Western Chapter ISA Tree Workers Certification Exam.
Your ISA & OPM Certification Numbers are necessary for the CEU sign-in sheets. To help us expedite your CEU submissions, please provide your certification numbers so we have on file.
Go here to send us your certification numbers.
Introduction & Overview of the Guide of Tree Appraisal 10th Edition
Sponsored by Western Chapter ISA
November 1, 2019
University of Arizona - Food Products & Safety Lab
4181 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
Presented by Dr. James Clark, HortScience | Bartlett Consulting, Pleasanton, CA
This conference will combine lectures about depreciation in appraisal with field exercises and discussion. Dr. Jim Clark will take attendees through the background and methods, then apply them to trees in the field. As a practitioner in the position of daily assessment and decision-making about appraisals you'll leave with a wealth of knowledge.
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs
Early Registration (through 10/22/19):
Regular Registration (on or after 10/23/19):
International Society of Arboriculture
Certified Tree Worker Exam
Saturday, November 2, 2019
The Certified Tree Worker exam is is proctored by ISA, the International Society of Arboriculture.
To take the exam, individuals must be registered directly with the ISA.
The ISA Certified Tree Worker Exam also requires a fee to be paid directly to the ISA.
For details, call ISA at 217-355-9411 or visit the ISA website.
Sedona Homeowner's Tree Workshop and Firewise Education
November 9, 2019
9:00am - 11am
Recreation Rook 252 Posse Ground Road
Register at this link
Learn the fundamentals of proper tree installation, initial care, growth, development and the benefit of trees for the homeowner and the community.
Learn proper maintenance of surrounding landscape To protect your home from wildfire.
Presented by: Certified Arborist from the Arizona Community Tree Council and Arizona State Forestry
In Partnership with Sedona Parks and Recreation.
Technical Tree Climbing MRS/SRS
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date: December 7, 2019
Course Times: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
This course will provide participants with training in the use of specialized equipment and techniques employed in Moving Rope Systems (MRS) and Stationary Rope Systems (SRS). Safe work procedures for popular technical work at height systems are demonstrated and practiced. Attendees will gain an understanding of the advantages and limitations of MRS and SRS while maintaining and following safe work practices and legislation pertaining to fall protection. Participants will be educated in applicable forces on anchor points, re-directs and tie-off methods for tree climbing systems. This hands-on course provides an opportunity to practice techniques learned during the instruction and field demonstration. The course is limited to 24 registrants.
Specific Topics Include:
Cost: $250 one-day hands-on course; meals are not provided.
CEUs: ISA and TCIA credits will be available.
Questions? Contact our program partner at email@example.com.
Applicable Standards: This course meets the ANSI / ASSE Z490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training as well as ANSI Z133 & Z359 and CSA Z259.
Age of Majority: Each participant must be over the age of majority in the state in which the course is being held.
Cancellation Policy: 30 or more days in advance: full refund; 29-14 days in advance: 50% cancellation penalty; 13-0 days in advance: 100% cancellation penalty; no-shows: no refund.
Arizona Community Tree Council Presents
TREE CARE FOR BIRDS
January 17, 2020
ISA CEUs available
More Info Coming Soon
7700 E. Roosevelt Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85257
Registration Coming Soon
April 4, 2020
The ISA Arborists' Certification Study Guide is included with your Full Registration. (All Daily Registrants are required to provide their own ISA Arborists' Certification Study Guide, and may purchase with from ACTC for $75.)
What if I am unable to attend all 6 classes? Daily Registration is available. Non-members pay the annual membership fee in addition to the registration fee. The ISA Arborists' Certification Study Guide is not included in the daily registration. Daily registrants are required to provide their own ISA Arborists' Certification Study Guide. The ISA Arborists' Certification Study Guide may be purchased through your CAT Registration, or from the ISA Online Store.
March 7, 2020
6:00 am - Climbers
8:00 am - Competition
10:00 am - Festival
5:00 pm - Awards
ISA CEU's Available = 3 for Climbers/Judges only.
Board Certified Arborist - Practice
Our Annual Tree Climbing Championship and Master's Challenge are judged competitions featuring:
Belayed Speed Climb
Ascent Event (replacing Secured Footlock)
Climbers will be judged based on time, technique, and safety* --- and will be competing for some really cool prizes!
BRING YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY AND ENJOY A DAY WATCHING THESE INCREDIBLE CLIMBERS.
FOOD, FUN, FAMILY-FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE!
*Judging will be based on the ITCC Rules
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SPONSORSHIP / EXHIBITOR
TREE FESTIVAL & CLIMBING CHAMPIONSHIP
March 7, 2020
GO HERE TO SIGN UP AS A SPONSOR OR EXHIBITOR
Print Sponsor / Exhibitor form
The Arizona Community Tree Council (ACTC) hosts the annual Tree Festival & Climbing Championship, a day of fun for the whole family! This FREE event for spectators will be held from 8 AM – 5 PM. Professional tree workers and arborists will participate in a tree climbing competition throughout the day that is designed to simulate the challenges they face in their daily work. Festival-goers can watch the competition while perusing booths, food trucks and fun family activities.
Why Be a Sponsor & Exhibitor?
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES - SEE BELOW:
Title Sponsor • $800
Master Challenge Sponsor • $500
Climb Sponsor • $300 [4 Available!]
Exhibitor / Vendor $35
*SPECIAL EVENT VENDOR PERMITS are issued for a specific park in conjunction with a special event at a cost of $60 (Regular Fee); $0 (Non-Profit Fee) per vendor, per day. Vendor’ applying for a non-profit fee a 501-(C)(3) Form must be presented to Parks and Recreation. A list of vendors must be submitted by the special event organizer to Parks and Recreation Department at least two weeks before the event date.
More info on the Festival & Climbing Competition
2020 Tour des Trees
9:00 am to Noon
Reid Park, Tucson
In conjunction with the 2020 ACTC Tree Festival & Climbing Championship, we invite the public to attend the annual Tour des Trees event on March 7 from 9:00 am to Noon in Reid Park, Tucson!
This is a FREE self-guided walking tour that weaves through amazing trees in Reid Park. At each tree station, a certified arborist will share specific history and facts concerning the trees. See you there!
Are you a Certified Arborist & able to volunteer for this event?
Are you a Certified Arboarist & able to volunteer on March 7 at Reid Park in Tucson?
The annual Tour des Trees will held during the Tree Climbing Championship and we are seeking volunteers to help between 9:00 am and Noon
We are seeking Certified Arborists and other volunteers to staff information tables at the March 7 Tour des Trees. The event will be in Reid Park near the zoo entrance and volunteers will be needed from 9:00 am to Noon.
Register as a Volunteer Here
Volunteers will be talking to people about a variety of tree topics as they follow a path around one of the park lakes to view a selection of trees. if you are able to commit the time for this event please RSVP using the registration link and let us know you can help.
If you are already volunteering as a judge - thank you! You will not be able to cover this additional event.
A full schedule will soon follow and at this time we are just securing volunteers. If you are not able to commit to the volunteer time but want to stop by and participate in the event, mark your calendar for March 7 and join us at this FREE family-friendly event! For more details on the Festival and Tree Climbing Championship, click this link: Tree Festival & Climbing Championship
Tour des Trees area of park is circled in red in this image:
Certified Arborist Exam
Saturday, April 4, 2020
The Certified Arborist Exam is proctored by ISA, the International Society of Arboriculture.
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