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2017 Oak Wilt Qualification Course and Assessment – Fredericksburg – Sold Out

June 29 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 2:30 pm

$250

Sorry – Sold out 

Join the Texas A&M Forest Service and the Texas Chapter ISA for the Oak Wilt Identification and Management Qualification Course and Assessment. This two-day workshop is for ISA Certified Arborists and will show you how to identify and manage oak wilt in Texas.

Each participant that successfully completes the course and passes the assessment will receive the status of Oak Wilt Qualified. Their qualification will be noted on the Texas Oak Wilt website as well as on any handout and other materials referencing qualified individuals. Dr. David Appel, Texas A&M and Robert Edmonson, Texas A&M Forest Service will be conducting the training.

Registration is limited to 25 so register today! 

Click here to see the difference between the new Oak Wilt Qualification and the old Oak Wilt Certification (being phased out)

Due to the high demand for this workshop, registration is limited to two per company or organization. If you have others who would like to attend, you can add them to the waiting list on the registration page.

Program Schedule

Thursday June 29, 2017 – Classroom

8:00-8:30           Registration/Coffee
8:30-8:45           Welcome/Introductions/Oak Wilt Qualification ObjectivesISAT Representative
8:45-10:00         Tree Biology & CODIT-Dr. David Appel, Texas A&M University
10:00-10:15       Break
10:15-12:30       Oak Wilt Biology, Control Techniques & Extent in TexasAppel
12:30-1:00          Lunch
1:00-2:15            Oak Wilt in Relation to Other Tree Diseases & Drought MimicryAppel
2:15-2:30            Break
2:30-3:30            Texas A&M Forest Service Practices & Protocols & the Oak Wilt Suppression ProjectRobert Edmonson, Texas A&M Forest Service
3:30-4:00            Five Step Diagnosis for Oak WiltEdmonson

Friday June 30, 2017 – Field Day

8:00-8:30            Registration/Coffee
8:30-9:30            Diagnosis & Treatment PlanningEdmonson
9:30-12:00          Fungicide Injection Demonstration and Oak Wilt SamplingAppel
12:00-1:00          Lunch
1:00-2:00            Qualification Exam
2:00-2:30            Oak Wilt Qualification Protocols/Partnership Website & ContactsISAT Representative
2:30                     Adjourn

 

Details

Start:
June 29 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 30 @ 2:30 pm
Cost:
$250
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Website:
https://tinyurl.com/n35b8zb

Organizer

Texas Chapter ISA
Phone:
979.324.1929
Email:
jpg@isatexas.com
Website:
www.ISATexas.com

Venue

TX United States + Google Map