And the Winner Is…

We are pleased to announce the results of the WAA’s first annual T-shirt contest! All participants did an amazing job and we thank each and every one of you. Membership…

2023 TCC Results

The 2023 Wisconsin Arborist Association Tree Climbing Championship is in the books.  The event took place at Cedar Creek Park in Cedarburg, WI on September 22-24.  We had 40 total…

MATC Apprenticeship Update – Fall 2023

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MATC Apprenticeship Update: A Recap of Spring Semester and a Look Forward to Fall 2022

Fall ScheduleThe fall schedule for classes has been set, and your apprentices have access to their personalschedules through self service. The easiest way for you as the employer to get…
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2021 WAA Tree Climbing Championship Recap

That is a wrap on the 2021 WAA TCC.  The event was held on September 17th and 18th at Erb Park in Appleton, WI.  We had a total of 33…
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A Love/Hate Relationship with White-tailed Deer

White-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are perhaps the best known species of big game wildlife, especially in the state of Wisconsin. They are a native species and therefore belong on the…
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2019 Tree Climbing Competition Recap

Is a tree climbing competition (TCC) just a competition—a structured and timed group of individual events for the registered climbers—or is it so much more than that? I have found…
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Dutch Elm Disease (DED) Resistant Elm Species and Cultivars

When it comes to street trees, many of us “older and wiser” folks remember driving down a residential street surrounded by a canopy of American elm trees. However, back in…
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Trees for Bees

Why should we care about bees? Bees provide significant benefits to us, including pollination of our fruit and vegetable plants. Honeybees make honey that is a delicacy in any kitchen.…