The Pennsylvania-Delaware Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture was founded in 1960. The purpose of this organization is to foster a greater appreciation for shade trees and to promote the science, technology, and practice of professional arboriculture in the states of Pennsylvania and Delaware.
There are currently over eight hundred members in the chapter including commercial, consulting, municipal, and utility arborists, researchers and educators, horticulturists, and individuals interested in the care of trees and landscapes.
Penn Del Chapter Offers TRAQ Training and Exam Dec. 11-13, 2014 in State College
The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.
The Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course is a two-day educational course followed by a 1/2 day assessment that includes both a written and field component. The course prepares the participant to take the TRAQ assessment to become ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualified. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive the ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification.
Workshop Dates and Location:
Days Inn, State College, PA
Thursday, Dec. 11- Saturday, Dec 13, 2014
Penn Del ISA/ISA Member $650
Non ISA Member $750
Exam Only Rate $150
*Course fee includes workshop, exam, Tree Risk Assessment Manual and TRAQ Workbook, lunch and breaks.
Registration deadline: Nov. 14, 2014
Download a registration form(TRAQ_regform_payment_StateCollege.pdf)
Prerequisite information (Prerequisite samples.pdf)