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Healthy Trees and Certified Arborist Preparation Course

February 3, 2024 @ 8:00 am - February 24, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

Dear John Giedraitis,
You are invited to the following event:

Healthy Trees and Certified Arborist Preparation Course

When: 08 Sep 2023 9:00 AM, CDT
Where: San Antonio Botanical Gardens


Healthy Trees and Certified Arborist Preparation Course

Fridays, February 3rd, February 10th, February 17th, February 24th, 9:00am –4:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden

555 Funston

Registration Link

Video Course Description Link

Call 210-536-1413 with questions

Course Description:

This course was designed for the citizen who wants to stay safe while improving the health of trees and learn more about the value of trees and also prepare professional arborists for an ISA Certified Arborist examination. The teaching cadre has over 325 combined years of experience in the tree care industry. Nonprofessionals are also welcome to attend the entire course or other sessions to gain a better understanding of the benefits of trees and develop their tree ID and tree care skills. Three years of experience is required to take the ISA Certified Arborist exam. For more information on the exam, please visit www.isa-arbor.com. Course schedule:

  • September 8th  Tree Identification, Tree Biology, Tree Worker Safety, Soil Science
  • September15th Water Management, Tree Nutrition and Fertilization, Tree Selection, Installation/Establishment/Oak Wilt
  • September 29th Plant Health Care, Trees & Construction, Tree Support/Lightning Protection, Diagnosis & Risk Management
  • October 6th Tree Assessment & Risk Management, Urban Forestry, Tree Worker, Pruning, Climbing & Working in Trees

Topics also address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to certified arborists and relevant to the professional development of the student. Students receive continuing education credits including Tree Maintenance License. Approved for 3 CEUs per session for ISA CA, TNLA and Master Gardeners, and 3 hours per session Master Naturalist Advanced Training.

Certified Arborist Test Preparation Course Fee: $300; includes the Arborist Certification Study Guide (a $115 value)
Directions to the Garden: Take Hwy 281 to Hildebrand east. Turn right on Broadway, then left on Funston. The Botanical Garden is on the left-hand side.


If you have further questions, please call Mark Kroeze, Texas A&M Forest Service at 210-859-9253

Best regards,
San Antonio Arborist Association


February 3, 2024 @ 8:00 am
February 24, 2024 @ 5:00 pm
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