2009 C.S.R.A. TREE, ORNAMENTAL & TURF SEMINAR

 

 

Wednesday, Janurary 7, 2009
            Julian Smith Casino - Inside Curriculum

8:00                                     Registration

8:45 - 9:00                             Intro

9:00 - 10:15                        Landscape                 Soil Organic Matter-A Love Hate Relationship
                                                                             and How Organics Effect Chemical and Applied             Dr. George Synder
                                                                             Fertilizers

10:15 - 10:30                          Break                     Sponsored By: Bullock Fertilizer Company Inc.

10:30 - 11:45                        Turf/Golf                   Spray Technology For the 21st Century                         Dr. Randy Glover
                                                                             Grasses.

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

1:00 - 2:15                           Tree /Golf                  Taking Control Of Water Use Through Smart                 Dr. David Dukes
                                                                              Irrigation Technologies

2:15 - 2:30                              Break                     Sponsored By: Laurelwood Landscaping

2:30 - 3:45                             Turf/Golf                 New Cultivars to Meet Your Needs
                                                                             and Cultural Management Techniques.                             Dr. Wayne Hanna

3:45 - 5:00                            Turf/Golf                  Winter,  Early Spring Weed Management and                  
                                                                             Spring Green Up Issues.                                                  Dr. Clint Waltz

AVAILABLE CEU's

      
 5 CEU's in Catagory 24          6 .25 CEU's in Certified Arborist
   5 CEU's in Catagory 27          2.5 CEU's  in BCMA Practice
                                                               6.25 CEU's ISA Municipal Specialist
                                               1.25 CEU's BCMA Science


   Wednesday, Janurary 8, 2009
            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

2.25 BCMA Science
5.25 BCMA Practice

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 8, 2009
            Julian Smith Casino - Inside Curriculum

8:00                                        Registration

8:45 - 9:00                              Intro

9:00 - 10:15                            Landscape             New Exotic Plant Introductions                                      Ted Stevens

10:15 - 10:30                          Break                    Sponsored By: Shearwood Mulch, Topsoil Roll Off & Container Service

10:30 - 11:45                          Landscape             Estimating Landscape Installations and How to
                                                                             Separate Your Company From Your Competition.         Tom Oyler


11:45 - 1:00                            Lunch                    Sponsored By:  Anderson Horticultural Group

1:00 - 2:15                              Landscape             Design and Installation Of Water Gardens
                                                                             A Great Added Service For Your Clients.                       Mike Fulmer

2:15 - 2:30                              Break                    Sponsored By: Karl Kuemmerling


2:30 - 3:45                             Landscape              Estimating Yearly Maintenance Programs              

3:45 - 5:00                             Tree/Arbor            Dogwood Diseases With A Focus On Anthracnose
                                                                           Plus New Anthracnose Resistant Cultivar
                                                                           Introductions.                                                                    Dr. Mark Windham

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

AVAILABLE CEU's

2  CEU'S In Category 24
2  CEU'S In Category 27
5 CEU's Certified Arborist
1.25 CEU's Municipal Specialist
2.5 CEU's BCMA Management
1.25 CEU's BCMA Science


Thursday, Janurary 8, 2009
            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!

 

8.00-8.30 REGISTRATION
8.30-10.00 WRITTEN EXAM

10.00 TILL

OUTSIDE PRACTICAL CATEGORIES TEST

AFTER DAYS EVENTS @ 5:00 PIG AND WILD GAME COOKOUT FEATURING "THE PAT BLANCHARD BAND."
 


Thursday, Janurary 8, 2009
                   
 
Lake Olmstead - Outside Curriculum

 TRAINING FOR ALL CLIMBING COMPETITIONS AND TO PREPARE FOR GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION
CLIMBING EVENT  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!

AVAILABLE CEU's

6.75 CEU's  Certified Arborist and Certified Tree Workers

 

 

 

 
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

AFTER DAYS EVENTS @ 5:00 PIG AND WILD GAME COOKOUT FEATURING "THE PAT BLANCHARD BAND."


Friday, Janurary 9, 2009
            Julian Smith Casino - Inside Curriculum

8:00                                        Registration

8:45 - 9:00                              Intro

9:00 -10:15                            Tree/Arbor              Caring For Golf Course Trees, Attaining The Work,
                                                                             Performing The Work and Avoiding Hidden Sand
                                                                             Traps                                                                            Gary Mullane

10:15 - 10:30                         Break                     Sponsored By: Bailey's

10:30 - 11:45                        Tree/Arbor               Tree Structure Evaluation And Support Systems             Dr. Tom Smiley

11:45 - 1:00                             Lunch                   Sponsored By: JP Carlton

1:00 - 2:15                           Tree/Arbor               "Crape Murder" It's Physiological and Economic
                                                                             Impact and The Viable Options To It                               Dr. Gary Knox

2:15 - 2:30                            Break                       Sponsored By: Shearwood Mulch, Topsoil Roll Off & Container Service

2:30 - 3:45                            Forestry                    Root Generation, Soil and Decay Management                Dr. Tom Smiley

3:45 - 5:00                                                            Equipment Check At Hotel For The Georgia Arborist
                                                                             Arborist Association Climbing Event.

AVAILABLE CEU's

1 CEU's In Category 24
1 CEU's In Category 27
5 CEU's Certified Arborist
2.5 CEU's BCMA Practice
1.25 CEU's BCMA Management
5 CEU'sMunicipal Specialist


Friday, Janurary 9, 2009
                   
 
Lake Olmstead - Outside Curriculum

 

 TRAINING FOR ALL CLIMBING COMPETITIONS AND TO PREPARE FOR GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION
CLIMBING EVENT 

 

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

6.75 CEU's  Certified Arborist and Certified Tree Workers


Friday, Janurary 9, 2009
            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

 

 

8.00-8.30 REGISTRATION
8.30-10.00 WRITTEN EXAM

10.00 TILL

OUTSIDE PRACTICAL CATEGORIES TEST

Friday, Janurary 9, 2009
            Julian Smith Barbecue Pit - Inside Curriculum

10:30 - 12:00                                                        The Latest on No Spray Roses and Other Tough|
                                                                              Rose Growing Issues                                                    Mark Windham


Saturday, Janurary 10, 2009
                   
 
Lake Olmstead - Outside Curriculum

Georgia Arborist Association Tree Climbing Competition Phase 1


Sunday, Janurary 11, 2009
                   
 
Lake Olmstead - Outside Curriculum

Georgia Arborist Association Tree Climbing Competition Phase 2

       

AVAILABLE CEU's

3 CEU's For Competitors and Judges