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Oak Wilt Qualification Course and Assessment – Fredericksburg

June 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

$250 – $295

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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 14, 2018 – 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 15, 2018 – Field Day

8:00-8:30            Registration/Coffee
8:30-9:30            Diagnosis & Treatment PlanningEdmonson
9:30-12:00          Sampling and Fungicide Injection DemonstrationAppel
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



June 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am
June 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm
$250 – $295
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Hill Country University Center
2818 E. U.S. Highway 290
Fredericksburg, TX 78624 United States
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Texas Chapter International Society of Arboriculture