Workshops, Courses, Seminars and Tree Climbing Championships

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist Exam Prep Workshop (with ISA Exam following)

When: May 4, 2018 8:15am-3:00pm (Optional: ISA Exam 3:30-7:30pm)

Where: Benton County Cooperative Extension Service, Bentonville, AR

Method of Payment: Registration fee may be paid online or by mail with a check made out to AUFC, along with the registration form on the brochure. ISA CEUs: applied for. Register with AUFC for the workshop. Apply separately to ISA if you wish to take the exam. Workshop Topics: exam topics that have shown to be difficult to pass on previous exams. See brochure for more information.  Sponsored by: Arkansas Forestry Commission and Arkansas Urban Forestry Council. Partners: Arkansas Agriculture Department, U of A Division of Agriculture Research & Extension Arkansas Forest Resources Center, Natural Resource Planning and Tree Climbers LLC.

Natural State Tree Climbing Championship 2018

Arkansas Urban Forestry Council is pleased to host the 2018 Natural State Tree Climbing Championship. ISA CEUs have been applied for.

Come watch amazing tree care professionals compete! This is a family-friendly outdoor event. There is no cost for spectators.

When: May 5-6 Where: Crystal Bridges Museum, 1107 NE J Street, Bentonville, AR


Registration form for competitors:  Competitor Registration and Event Release Form

Donations: We are accepting online donations here. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible.

Lodging: Country Inn & Suites Bentonville South in Rogers (479) 633-0055 -mention Natural State TCC at registration (discount rate of $84) and Courtyard Bentonville in Bentonville (479)-273-3333 – mention Natural State Tree Climbing Championship at registration (discount rate of $99)

Like to judge? Like to volunteer? Print and send us this form. Judge Technician Volunteer Event Release Form

Questions about the championship? Contact David Raines [email protected]

Questions about registration, invoicing or receipts? Contact Cathy Slater [email protected].

Partners: Raines Tree Care, Arkansas Forestry Commission, Arkansas Agriculture Department, Arkansas Urban Forestry Council

Making Trees Grow Workshop – Tree Campus USA

This workshop is designed for community members, grounds workers, campus staff, professional health care workers, faculty, students and the general public. There will be topics of interest for tree care workers, as well.

Come find out about Tree Campus USA – healthy trees and student involvement. Attendees will learn about the physical and social benefits of trees, as well as tree planting and early maintenance. We’ll close by going outside for a species tour of the campus of Arkansas Tech University.

When – Thursday, May 17.

Where: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR

CEUs – ISA CEUs – applied for.

Registration – Registration fee is $20 for AUFC members. Non-members pay $45 and receive a one-year AUFC membership.  Click here for online registration. To register by mail, print the brochure, fill it out and send it with a check to AUFC.

Brochure and agenda – To see our brochure with agenda, click here.

Questions? Contact Cathy Slater [email protected] or 501-625-3710.

Partners: Tree Campus USA; Arkansas Tech University; UAMS; University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Research and Extension; Arkansas Agriculture Department; USDA Forest Service; Arkansas Forestry Commission and AUFC.



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