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Best Practices

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Quizzes covering the Best Practices Podcast and Best Management Practices books.


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ISA has developed a series of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the purpose of interpreting tree care standards and providing guidelines of practice for arborists, tree workers, and the people who employ their services. This BMP provides practitioners with what industry experts consider to be the most appropriate integrated vegetation management (IVM) techniques in use today. This new edition provides an approach that can be applied to a broad array of applications. (©2021, softcover, 108 pp.) (A, U, M, Bm)


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ISA has developed a series of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the purpose of interpreting tree care standards and providing guidelines of practice for arborists, tree workers, and the people who employ their services. Protection and restoration of soil quality is an important task and should be a goal for arborists, tree owners, and managers. This BMP recommends practices for assessing, modifying, and conserving soils that support trees and shrubs in the urban environment. (©2021, softcover, 70 pp.) 1 CEU (A, U, T, M, L, Bp, Bs)


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ISA has developed a series of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the purpose of interpreting tree care standards and providing guidelines of practice for arborists, tree workers, and the people who employ their services. This BMP is for the selection and application of fertilizers for trees and shrubs. It also serves as a companion publication for the fertilization portion of the American National Standard for Tree Care Operations—Tree, Shrub and Other Woody Plant Management—Standard Practices (Soil Management a. Assessment, b. Modification, c. Fertilization, and d. Drainage). (©2020, softcover, 57 pp.) 1 CEU (A, U, T, M, L, Bp, Bs)


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ISA has developed a series of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the purpose of interpreting tree care standards and providing guidelines of practice for arborists, tree workers, and the people who employ their services. The purpose of this BMP is to guide utility personnel, utility vegetation managers, utility tree risk assessors, and line clearance contractors in assessing tree-related risk to overhead electric utility infrastructure by tree failure as accurately and consistently as possible, and to support decisions related to risk mitigation practices that achieve utility objectives. It also serves as a companion publication to the ANSI A300 Part 9: Tree, Shrub, and Other Woody Plant Management—Standard Practices (Tree Risk Assessment a. Tree Failure) (©2020, softcover, 95 pp., glossary, appendices). (A, U, T, L, Bp, Bm)


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ISA has developed a series of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the purpose of interpreting tree care standards and providing guidelines of practice for arborists, tree workers, and the people who employ their services. This updated BMP, ©2019, provides reasons why pruning should be undertaken, explains pruning types, provides background on pruning cuts, reviews sample pruning specifications, and comments on the timing and necessity of these operations. (A, U, M, T, L, Bp)


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This month’s Best Practices podcast focuses on an often forgotten area of tree inspection; the root crown. A simple root crown excavation can reveal a wealth of potential problems, and when done and mulched, provide a needed safety buffer zone around the tree. The available quiz covers this episode, plus the previous episodes of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Setting up a TPZ, Soil Texture, Measuring DBH, and Chainsaw Safety Features. (1 CEU-A,M,Bp)(.5 CEU-T,L)


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This Best Practices Podcast quiz covers Selecting Nursery Stock (Part 1 and Part 2), Tree Planting (Part 1 and Part 2), Mulch Ring, and Staking a Tree. (A,M,Bp)


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