WEBINAR – PGRs in Tree Care

Reducing the amount of top growth a plant puts on in a season can be beneficial from an aesthetic and pruning labor standpoint.  Modern growth regulators offer a host of secondary health benefits that improve a plant's chances of surviving in our urbanized ecosystems.  By the end of this talk attendees should have a better…


ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Specialist Exam

Seats Available: 36 Minimum Seating: 5 Please check the ISA website (www.isa-arbor.com) for more information and for registration under Credentials/ Exam Information. Registration for the exam is made directly with the ISA, and must be completed at least 12 working days in advance.  This is an application process that has certain requirements. Here is the…

WAA 2024 Summer Conference

Plan-ting for the Future Join your colleagues for the WAA Summer Conference at the University Center at UW–River Falls in River Falls, WI, on Friday, July 26th. The Program Committee has put together another outstanding agenda for this event. We are offering Two Tracks of Education, one indoors and one outdoors, covering information on a…

$125 – $145

2024 WAA Tree Climbing Championship

Glen Park 631 Glen Park Rd., River Falls, Wisconsin, United States

Glen Park, River Falls, WI 631 Glen Park Rd., River Falls, WI 54022 Friday will be gear check and the walk-through. Saturday will be the 5 preliminary events and preliminary awards. Sunday will be the Master’s Challenge and final awards. HOTEL INFORMATION Hotel Blocks: book by June 25th, 2024 for special rate River Falls Country…

WEBINAR – Pruning for Performance and Prevention

How do I remedy poor branching structure? What are my options with these co-dominant stems? Corrective pruning has many implications which includes tree structure, health, response to damage and practice. Pruning to improve performance and preventing failure should be a major consideration for every arborist.This session will provide details on pruning objectives using case study scenarios…


WAA 2nd Annual Youth T-Shirt Design Contest

We are pleased to announce the second year of our Youth T-shirt contest!  We hope all our members will encourage a child between the ages of 8 and 14 years old to submit a drawing.  Our 2024 theme will be “Trees of the Future”.  Here are the rules: Tips and Tricks:

WEBINAR – Bur Oak Blight and Two-lined Chestnut Borer in the Midwest

Identify the threats bur oak blight and two-lined chestnut borer have on native bur oaks in the Midwest and discuss the strategies involved to maintain healthy bur oaks.  Speaker Jay Goughnour, Arborjet|Ecologel - Upper Midwest Regional Technical Manager Jay started at Arborjet in the winter of 2020. Growing up on a farm in central Iowa, Jay…


WAA 4th Annual Golf Outing

Broadlands Golf Club 18 Augusta Way, North Prairie

Registration Deadline for Teams: Aug. 2
Registration Deadline for Sponsors: July 29


WEBINAR – Appraising Tree Losses for Insurance Adjusters

When disaster strikes, consulting arborists are called upon by insurance adjusters to assess and value the damage done to trees. This presentation shows case studies of collaboration between consulting arborists and insurance professionals, focusing on claims from the Napa and Ventura fires, the Santa Barbara mudslides, and the Phoenix monsoonal windstorms.See what key data an…


WEBINAR – SLF: Threats and Management Strategies

Spotted Lanternfly (SLF) has expanded across the country since it was first discovered in 2014 in eastern PA. In 2022, it was found as far west as Iowa and as far south as North Carolina. With this expansion, it has become crucial for communities, tree care, landscape, and pest management professionals to be ready to…


WEBINAR – Rehabilitating Drought Stressed Trees

Learn the impact of severe drought on trees, identify symptoms, and discuss prevention, management and recovery strategies for a the most valuable plants in the landscape. We will cover various plant health care products and application techniques to consider when treating drought-stricken trees. Speaker Emmett Muennink, Arborjet|Ecologel - South Central Technical Manager Emmett holds a B.S.…


WAA Kids’ Climb

Racine- Riverbend Nature Center 3600 North Green Bay Road, Racine WI 53404, Racine, Wisconsin, United States

Racine - River Bend Nature Center - 3600 North Green Bay Road, Racine WI 53404 Bring your family, children and neighbors for this Kids' Climb event! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED   To…