The ISA Atlantic Chapter is offering the following written examinations on October 17th, 2019 in Halifax, NS:Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, Tree Worker Specialist, and Aerial Lift Specialist. If you are interested in obtaining one of these certifications, please register at www.isa-arbor.com. Registration deadline is October 1st, 2019.
The Atlantic Urban Forestry Conference is taking place on November 13th and 14 at Dalhousie University in Halifax NS. The two day event will facilitate discussion about municipal urban forests in Atlantic Canada. To share master plans and various strategies/unique initiatives used to improve and maintain healthy urban forests now and into the future. To […]
Arboriculture Canada Training and Education Ltd. Arborist Technical Rigging Training (3 day module) - May 12-14, Truro, NS Are you an experienced arborist who is familiar with basic rigging techniques and ready to learn more advanced rigging techniques? Would you like to learn how to assess, setup, and remove large trees using blocks, pulleys, slings […]
The annual ISA Atlantic Tree Climbing Championships scheduled for June has been rescheduled for October 6, 2020 due to the COVID-19 outbreak and travel restrictions. The tentative location is Charlottetown, PEI. Further details to come. Please stay safe and healthy. See you in October.
ARBORIST TECHNICAL RIGGING COMING TO TRURO, NS November 24 - 26, 2020 Are you an experienced arborist who is familiar with basic rigging techniques and ready to learn more advanced rigging techniques? Would you like to learn how to assess, set-up, and remove large trees using blocks, pulleys, slings and multiple ropes, safely and efficiently; […]
CANADIAN TREE FUND GRANT OPPORTUNITIES The Canadian Tree Fund offers grants for Canadian programs, communities and bursaries for students interested in Arboriculture as a career. RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY PROGRAM GRANTS Jack Kimmel Grant: This grant is available for Canadian applicants. Applications due on December 1 Grants have been awarded nationwide for projects promoting arboriculture […]
Due to the changing rules and increased rates of COVID transmissions throughout the Provinces the Moncton Tree Climbing Competition and AGM to be held on October 1st and 2nd has been cancelled. We will look into spring competition over the winter (January)
The ISA Atlantic Chapter is excited to announce that we will be hosting the 2022 Atlantic Tree Climbing Championships and Educational Sessions on May 27th and 28th in Moncton, NB. Rooms are available at the Crowne Plaza in Moncton at a rate of $145 + HST per night. Deadline to secure this rate is April […]
It’s a New Year and time to begin planning for this years Atlantic Chapter tree climbing competition. This years rescheduled conference and TCC from last fall will be held in Fredericton N.B. beginning Thursday, May 4th to May 6th with the TCC to be held at a location TBA.