2008 C.S.R.A. TREE, ORNAMENTAL & TURF SEMINAR

 

 

Wednesday, Janurary 9, 2008
            Julian Smith Casino - Inside Curriculum

8:00                                        Registration

8:45 - 9:00                              Intro

9:00 - 10:15                            Turf/Golf               Opportunities and Challenges of Managing Zoysia            Clint Waltz
                                                                            grass in the CSRA. Utilizing Chemical, Cultural
                                                                            and IPM Methods.

10:15 - 10:30                          Break                    Sponsored By: CORBIN TURF

10:30 - 11:45                         Turf/Golf                 Winter Annual Weed Control In Warm Season                Tim Murphy
                                                                             Grasses.

11:45 - 1:00                     Vendors/Lunch              Sponsored By:

1:00 - 2:15                             Garden                   Fruits In and Of the Landscape and the I.P.M.                  Roger Swain
                                                                            Approach.                                  

2:15 - 2:30                              Break                    Sponsored By: REGAL CHEMICAL

2:30 - 3:45                              Garden                  Heritage Plants From Cotton to Kudzu.                            Jeff Lewis

3:45 - 5:00                            Landscape               Roof Gardens                                                                  Ed Snodgrass
                                                                            Plant Selection, Installation, Maintenance and
                                                                            Dealing With Cultural and Pest Problems.

AVAILABLE CEU's

5 CEU's pesticide credits in category 24

5 CEU's pesticide credits in category 27

Arborist: 2.5        Municipal: 1.25

BCMA Practice: 1.25        BCMA Management: 1.25


   Wednesday, Janurary 9, 2008
            Julian Smith Barbecue Pit - Inside Curriculum     

            CERTIFIED TREE WORKER AND CERTIFIED ARBORIST WORKSHOP
                 7.25CEU's AVAILABLE FOR CERTIFIED TREE WORKER AND ARBORIST WORKSHOP
Applicants must be pre-registered with ISA. Download forms at http://www.isa-arbor.com/certification/exams.aspx
                                  No one will be admitted without proper paperwork!

7:30 - 8:00                          Registration

8:00 -                          Workshop Begins

10:00 - 10:15                      Break

10:15 - 12:00                     Workshop Resumes

12:00 - 12:45                      Lunch

12:45 - 2:00                       Workshop Resumes

2:00 - 2:15                         Break

2:15                                   Workshop Resumes

4:30                                   Workshop Ends

AVAILABLE CEU's

7.25 CEU's available for Certified Arborist and Certified Tree Worker

7 Master Timber Harvester CEU's-Safety

1) Tree Health and Science
2) General Safety and Z-133 Standards
3) Ropes and Knots
4) Climbing Safety and Emergency Response (Aerial Rescue)
5) Pruning and A-300 Standards
6) Rigging and Felling Trees
7) Removal and Chain Saw Safety
8) Cable and Rod Bracing

Thursday, Janurary 10, 2008
            Julian Smith Casino - Inside Curriculum

8:00                                        Registration

8:45 - 9:00                              Intro

9:00 - 10:15                            Landscape             Rain Gardens                                                                  Betsy Kaemmerlen
                                                                            Plant Selection,   Maintenance and Dealing With Cultural
                                                                            and Pest Problems.

10:15 - 10:30                          Break                    Sponsored By: SPRINGWOOD NURSERY

10:30 - 11:45                          Landscape             Irrigation Installation and Its Effects On Fertilization/       
                                                                            Chemical Applications & Plant Health.             Rosemary Seymour


11:45 - 1:00                            Lunch                    Sponsored By: ASPLUNDH TREE EXPERT COMPANY

1:00 - 2:15                              Tree/Arbor            Golf Course Tree Management.                                       Kelby Fite

2:15 - 2:30                              Break                    Sponsored By: TOWNSEND TREE SERVICE COMPANY

2:30 - 3:45                              Tree/Arbor            "Crape Murder" It's Physiological and Economic              Gary Knox
                                                                            Impact and The Viable Options To It.

3:45 - 5:00                              Tree/Arbor            Air Spade                                                                        Kelby Fite
                                                                            Root Rejuvenation and Other Arboricultural Usages.

5:00 - Until                                    PIG AND WILD GAME COOKOUT ALONG WITH LIVE BAND

AVAILABLE CEU's

2 CEU's pesticide credits in category 24

Arborist: 6.25        Municipal: 2.5

BCMA Practice: 1.25        BCMA Management: 5


Thursday, Janurary 10, 2008
            Julian Smith Barbecue Pit - Inside Curriculum

CERTIFIED TREE WORKER AND CERTIFIED ARBORIST EXAM
Applicants must be pre-registered with ISA. Download forms at http://www.isa-arbor.com/certification/exams.aspx
                                  No one will be admitted without proper paperwork!

AVAILABLE CEU's

8 Master Timber Harvester CEU's-Safety

8.00-8.30 REGISTRATION
8.30-10.00 WRITTEN EXAM

10.00 TILL

OUTSIDE PRACTICAL CATEGORIES TEST

AFTER DAYS EVENTS - PIG AND WILD GAME COOKOUT AT JULIAN SMITH CASINO- WITH LIVE BAND


Thursday, Janurary 10, 2008
                   
 
Lake Olmstead - Outside Curriculum

 CLIMBING COMPETITION DAY 1
Competitive climbing and training following ISA standards and guidelines. Participants
                                     will be timed and informally ranked. You can download the rules and regulations at
                                     Empiretree.com  Bring your own equipment!

 

 
9.45-10.15 RULES AND REGULATIONS
10.15-10.45 EQUIPMENT INSPECTION
10.45-12.00 THROW LINE EVENT
12.00-12.30 LUNCH
12.30-2.00 SECURED FOOT LOCK
2.00-3.30 BELAYED SPEED CLIMB
3.30-5.00 AERIAL RESCUE


Friday, Janurary 11, 2008
            Julian Smith Casino - Inside Curriculum

8:00                                        Registration

8:45 - 9:00                              Intro

9:00 -10:15                            Tree/Arbor             Tree Decay and Sudden Oak Death Update                    Jean Woodward
                                                                             Identifying the Pest Problem.

10:15 - 10:30                         Break                     Sponsored By: TOWNSEND TREE SERVICE COMPANY

10:30 - 11:45                         Tree/Arbor             Lighting Damage In Trees                                                         Kim Coder
                                                                            "Whats Zapped Stays Zapped".

11:45 - 1:00                           Lunch

1:00 - 2:15                            Forestry                   With Vision There Is Hope                                              Bruce Vincent

2:15 - 2:30                            Break                       Sponsored By: ALTEC INDUSTRIES

2:30 - 3:45                            Forestry                    Sustainable Forest Initiative                                             Al Massey

AVAILABLE CEU's

1 CEU credit available in category 24

Arborist: 5        BCMA Science: 1.25    

   BCMA Management: 3.75

5 Master Timber Harvester CEU's- Enviromental


Friday, Janurary 11, 2008
                   
 
Lake Olmstead - Outside Curriculum

 CLIMBING COMPETITION FINALS

9.45-10.15 RULES AND REGS
10.15-10.45 EQUIPMENT INSPECTION
10.45-12.00 WORK CLIMB
12.00-12.30 LUNCH
12.30-4.45 MASTERS CHALLENGE
4:45 - 5:00 FINAL WRAP-UP AND AWARDS

AVAILABLE CEU's

6.5 Master Timber Harvester CEU's-Safety