Meeting Information

Tailgating with Trees / Tree Hazard Defect Identification

Ohio Chapter ISA presents Tailgating with Trees for Green Industry Professionals

Date: November 30th, 2017

Time: 12-1:30apm

Location: Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, 118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409

Class Size is Limited to 25

Cost is FREE - Recommend $20 donation to the Chapter's Scholarship Fund

APPROVED CREDITS: ISA CA-1, ISA BCMA-Practice-1, ISA Municipal Specialist-1; OCNT-1

Purpose: This free educational program is for Green Industry Professionals interested in meeting and networking with other industry professionals while learning about how to identify tree defects. Bring your sack lunch and learn! Plus pending approval, ISA Continuing Education Units.

About Your Instructor: Mark Webber is a Board-Certified Master Arborist and a Certified Professional Horticulturist with nearly forty years of relevant professional experience. He is a practicing arborist and horticulturist provides investigations, reports, and testimony in matters related to tree condition, maintenance and removal; management of nursery, arboricultural, and landscaping operations; and an assortment of horticultural issues.

Class Outline

12:00-12:30 pm  Eat your lunch and meet fellow green industry professionals
12:30 pm What is a tree hazard? What is Tree Risk Assessment? What is TRAQ?
12:40 pm Wood Decay and Why it Matters
12:50 pm Tree Defect Identification - Branch Unions
1:10pm Splits/Seams-response growth
1:20 pm Wounds & Internal Decay
1:30 Adjournment