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WCISA - Resetting the Standards of Tree Care Tour

Date: March 19, 2019
Location: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension - Lifelong Learning Center, Mesa, AZ, UNITED STATES
Organizer: Western Chapter ISA
Description: Conference Description:

Join us for Resetting the Standards of Tree Care. Our purpose is to increase you understanding of industry standards, best management practices, and improve specification writing. We will be talking about how to combine standards and BMPs into specifications, updates to the ANSI standards and using specifications for better results. During our afternoon outdoor session, speakers will walk you through writing specifications using tree surrounding each location.

Agenda:

7:30am Registration

8:00am Welcome and Introductions

8:15am What Standards Mean, The Difference Between Standards, BMP's and Specifications, and Latest Updates to the ANSI Standards
Rick Gessner, Consulting Arborist, Monarch Consulting Arborists LLC, Felton, CA

9:15am ANSI A300 Pruning and Z133 Tree Care Safety - recent changes, work practices
Gordon Mann, Consulting Arborist, Mann Made Resources, Auburn, CA

9:45am Combining Standards and BMP's into Specifications
Gordon Mann, Consulting Arborist, Mann Made Resources, Auburn, CA

10:15am Break
10:30am Construction, Redevelopments, and Trees
Lisa Ortega, State Urban Forestry Coordinator, Nevada Division of Forestry, Las Vegas, NV

11:30am Lunch(Provided)
12:30pm Tree Risk Assessment
Rick Gessner, Consulting Arborist Monarch Consulting Arborists LLC, Felton, CA

1:30pm Combining Standards and BMPs into Specifications
Gordon Mann, Consulting Arborist, Mann Made Resources, Auburn, CA

2:30pm Outdoor Exercise: Writing Specifications

3:30pm Discuss Outdoor Specifications & Rating Sheet
Gordon Mann, Consulting Arborist, Mann Made Resources, Auburn, CA

4:00pm CEU Sign Out
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs

Early Registration (through 3/8/19):

$105.00 - WCISA Member
$130.00 - Non-WCISA Member
$55.00 - Student/Senior
Regular Registration (on or after 3/9/19):

$145.00 - WCISA Member
$175.00 - Non-WCISA Member
$55.00 - Student/Senior
CEUs:

6.0 - CA/CTW/MS
6.0 - BCMA-M
Contact Name: Heather Crippen
Contact Phone: 8667858960
Contact Email: heather@wcisa.net


Registration: https://wcisa.net/meeting/5750
Seats Available: 120
CEUs available: Yes


Start Date: 8:00 AM, March 19, 2019
End Date: 4:00 PM, March 19, 2019

Address: University of Nevada Cooperative Extension - Lifelong Learning Center
1833 W. Southern Ave.
Mesa
AZ
85202
UNITED STATES
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