October 8, 2019
2019 Texas Tree Conference – Thanks!
Thank you to all the attendees, speakers, volunteers and others who helped to make the 2019 Texas Tree Conference a big success. If you want to see the award winners, event pictures and speaker presentations, click here.
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August 2, 2019
Have you seen European elm scale?
Dr. Mike Merchant, a researcher in College Station is looking for wild populations of European elm scale https://bugguide.net/node/view/122456 (part of research on crape myrtle bark scale biocontrol). Specific host preference among the elms is uncertain at this time, but
July 17, 2019
2019 September Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Renewal
The TRAQ re-qualification is a one-day refresher with five hours of instruction and three hours to take the exam. Registration Deadline is August 26, 2019. The TRAQ credential is valid for five years from the date it is earned. Current TRAQ holders
April 11, 2019
It’s Time to Register!!! 2019 Texas Tree Climbing Championship and Arbor Fair
2019 Texas Tree Climbing Championship and Arbor Fair
May 16-18, 2019
San Gabriel Park, Georgetown, Texas
We need you! Sign up today!
This year, in addition to the exciting competition, there will also be a bilingual pre-climb trauma and aerial rescue workshop, equipment and
February 11, 2019
Cranes and Trees – A Workshop With Mark Chisholm
A workshop focusing on practical and advanced rigging, estimation of weight, and proper cuts associated with crane use. It will include class time and an outdoor demonstration. Mark Chisholm, working arborist, instructor and ISA world champion climber will lead the
February 5, 2019
From Field to Lab – A Hands-On Tree Diagnosis Workshop
What is killing my tree? Bug? Disease? Join Dr. David Appel and Sheila McBride for a hands-on tree diagnosis workshop at the Texas A&M Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab. This two-day workshop includes the fine points of field diagnosis and sample
February 2, 2019
Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) Renewal – College Station
The TRAQ re-qualification is a one-day refresher with five hours of instruction and three hours to take the exam. The TRAQ credential is valid for five years from the date it is earned. Current TRAQ holders can complete the course
February 2, 2019
ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) – College Station, Texas
Join the Texas Chapter ISA for the new ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) 2-day educational course followed by a 1/2 day assessment that includes both a written and field component. Your instructor will be Skip Kincaid.