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Name of Event Arborist Certification Review Class
Date of Event 3/22/2017
Start Time of Event 8:30 AM
End Date of Event 2/23/2017
End Time of Event 5:00 PM
State Georgia
County (if in Georgia) Bibb  
City Macon 
Location Georgia Forestry Commission auditorium 
Location Street Address 5645 Riggins Mill Road, Dry Branch, Ga 31020 
Is it a GFC Event? No  
Is it a Free Event? No
Is Registration required? Yes
Registration Deadline NA
Contact Person Name Mary Lynne Beckley  
Contact Email marylynne@gufc.org  
Contact Phone 470-210-5900  
Website http://www.gufc.org  
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Comments The Georgia Urban Forest Council will present a two-day Arborist Certification ReviewCourse taught by Certified Arborists Gretchen Musser and Rob Swanson on March 22 and 23, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (both days), at the Georgia Forestry Commission auditorium, 5645 Riggins Mill Road, Dry Branch, Ga 31020 (near Macon). Gretchen and Rob will help attendees prepare for the exam with lectures and hands-on demonstrations covering Tree Biology, Tree Identification, Soil Science, Water Management, Tree Nutrition and Fertilization, Tree Selection, Installation and Establishment, Pruning, Tree Support and Lightning Protection, Diagnosis and Plant Disorders, Plant Health Care, Tree Assessment and Risk Management, Trees and Construction, Urban Forestry, Tree Worker Safety, and Climbing & Working in Trees. REGISTRATION FEE: $100 GUFC members; $115 non-members (Lunch and refreshments provided on both days.) STUDY GUIDE: Attendees should read through the ISA Arborist Certification Study Guide (not included) to prepare for the review and the exam. The Arborist Certification Study Guide is available at www.isa-arbor.com and www.amazon.com. An ISA Certified Arborist exam will be scheduled approximately one month after the review course for those wanting to take it. Attendees will be responsible for completing their own application for the exam. SCHOLARSHIPS:The Georgia Forestry Commission is offering scholarships to cover the cost of registration for tree board members and tree care workers employed by a city, county, school or university who are not ISA Certified Arborists. Download scholarship form here. Scholarship application must be approved by the Georgia Forestry Commission before registering for the class. CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS: ISA CEU hours will be available for certified arborists taking the class as a refresher course. Questions? Call Mary Lynne Beckley at 470-210-5900 or e-marylynne@gufc.org