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2020 – 2021 Virtual Certified Arborist Study Group

2020 - 2021 Virtual Certified Arborist Study Group

December 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm 9:00 pm

10 Week Workshop – Tuesday evenings starting December 15 – February 16. The first 9 weeks we will be covering each of the domains associated with the certified arborist exam. In week 10, we will be offering the test, in-person hopefully. The cost of the exam is separate and paid directly to ISA. Information will be forthcoming on the exam.

You are welcome to register for the full course. You can also choose to attend individual sessions. 2.5 CEU credits are available per session.

Leading industry subject matter experts are the instructors and this study group is tailored to the working arborist.

Course Syllabus

WAA Virtual Online Class Series

Date                                  Instructor                              Class Domain

December 15th, 2020Don RoppoloTree Physiology and Biology
December 22nd, 2020Glen Stanosz  Plant Health Care/Diseases and Treatment
December 29th, 2020Cindy SchwabSoil, Water and Nutrition
January 5th, 2021Don RoppoloTree support and Protection
January 12th, 2021Don RoppoloRisk Management
January 19th, 2021Denny Fermenich  Tree Establishment and Pruning
January 26th, 2021Mike WendtClimbing and Safety
February 2, 2021Denny FermenichTree ID and Selection
February 9th, 2021Mike Rushmer  Trees and Construction /Urban Forestry
February 16th, 2021John ColeCertification Exam

Our instructors:

Don Roppolo– Past President, Illinois Arborist Association; Davey Resource Group, Manager of Arboricultural Training.

Dr. Glen Stanosz– Professor of Tree and Forest Health at UW-Madison, and is an ISA Certified Arborist with the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification.

Mike Wendt- Retired Arboriculture/Hort. Instructor; Past WAA Tree Climbing Competition Champion

Denny Fermenich– City Forester, City of Greenfield; Past president of WAA

Cindy Schwab– Davey Tree Expert Co., Recruiting Coordinator for the Great Lakes Region

Mike Rushmer– City Forester, City of West Allis

Zoom Link: separate invites will be sent out one week prior


$225 – WAA Member – Full Course (the person attending the course must be a WAA member to receive this pricing!)

$270 – Non-Member – Full Course (Includes one year membership)

$35 – Single Session

$75 – Study Guide (Recommended)

$15 – ANSI Standards (Recommended)

Questions or Need Help Registering?

  • Contact Tina Johnson through the Contact Us page on our website.


December 29, 2020
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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