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Event Details

WCISA - Tree Care for Birds and Wildlife

Date: June 15, 2023
Location: Grace E. Simons Lodge, Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES
Organizer: Western Chapter ISA
Description: Conference Description:

Tree Care for Birds is hosting a workshop on the Wildlife Best Management Practices. Arborists have a unique connection with nature and wildlife in the urban forest. This six-hour workshop will focus on the best practices to act responsibly around wildlife and to navigate wildlife laws in California. This workshop includes an outdoor portion where participants will assess habitat value and search for signs of nesting wildlife as well as appreciate common wildlife species and habitat in an urban forest. By the end of the day, participants should have all the skills they need to be a Wildlife Trained Arborist.


7:30am Registration

8:00am Welcome, Introductions, Importance of Wildlife in Tree Care and Resources Ryan Gilpin, Nidus Consulting, Portland, OR

8:30am Minimizing Impacts Introduction, Habitat Value, Breeding Seasons, Categories
Ryan Gilpin, Nidus Consulting, Portland, OR

9:00am Wildlife Laws, Pre-Work Inspections, Wildlife Biologists

9:30am Outdoor Practice - Pre-work Inspections

10:30am Preforming Work Near Active Nests

11:00am Wildlife Emergencies & Wildlife Rehab Centers

11:15am Health and Human Safety Emergencies

11:30am Minimizing Impacts - Putting it all Together & Discussion

12:00pm Lunch (Provided)

12:30pm Managing Wildlife Habitat

1:30pm Discussion & Next Steps

2:00pm CEU Sign Out
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs

Early Registration (through 6/4/23):

$140 - WCISA Member
$165 - Non-WCISA Member
$70 - Student/Senior

Regular Registration (on or after 6/5/23):

$175 - WCISA Member
$200 - Non-WCISA Member
$70 - Student/Senior
Contact Name: Heather Crippen
Contact Phone: 866.785.8960
Contact Email:

Seats Available: 80
CEUs available: Yes

Start Date: 7:30 AM, June 15, 2023
End Date: 2:00 PM, June 15, 2023

Address: Grace E. Simons Lodge
1025 Elysian Park Dr.
Los Angeles
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