The International Society of Arboriculture is a professional organization dedicated to continuing education for arborists, to tree care research, and to serving tree care consumers around the world. The Texas Chapter of the ISA shares this same dedication, with a further commitment to serving the needs particular to Texas’ professional arborists and tree care consumers.
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Visiting a forest can induce a significant increase in both the number and activity of natural killer cells, one of the ways our body fights off cancer. Can the aroma of wood essential oils replicate the immune-boosting effects of walking in a forest? Forest bathing is a term coined in Japan in the 1980s. Since then, we have learned it has benefits beyond just the exercise. In this video Dr. Greger looks at some of those benefits, and whether or not you need to actually visit a forest to experience them.
The Texas Tree Climbing Competition will be held at Richard Moya Park southeast of Austin, Texas. Gear check will be May 18th and the competition will be May 19-20, 2023.
The competition aims to simulate working conditions of arborists in the field. Male and female competitors perform five different events during preliminary rounds. Each event tests a competitor’s ability to professionally, and safely maneuver in a tree while performing work-related tree-care tasks in a timely manner.
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