Robert Wells Associate Director, Arboriculture Outreach, Morris Arboretum, RCA #593 Offered through the American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA), this two-day training will introduce the new 10th Edition of the Guide for Plant Appraisal. The guide provides the foundation of plant appraisal. It bridges the gap between concept and practice and includes a detailed discussion of the appraisal process, as well as identifying the purpose and use of appraisals. Bob will review approaches, methods, and techniques of amenity plant appraisal. The training will culminate with the Qualification Exam. Successful completion of this training and a passing grade in the exam recognizes you as a Qualified Tree and Plant Appraiser administered through the American Society of Consulting Arborists. Robert Wells is Associate Director, Arboriculture Outreach, at the Morris Arboretum and a certified TPAQ instructor. He is an ISA Board Certified Arborist, a New Jersey Licensed Tree Expert, and an Registered Consulting Arborist. Attendees are required to purchase and read the 10th Edition of the Guide for Plant Appraisal before taking the course. This course carries 14 CEUs for ISA certified arborists (S=4, P=4, M=6).
$650 for members of ASCA or ISA Certified Arborists
$725 for qualified non-members (fees include lunch)