2004 5TH ANNUAL CSRA TREE, ORNAMENTAL & TURF SEMINAR

Featuring competitive climbing and training following ISA standards and guidelines

            At Julian Smith Casino, Augusta GA

Thursday 01/08/04

Inside Seminar

8:00 – 8:30                   Seminar Registration
                                     

8:30 –  8:45                  Derek Vanover - Introduction
                                    

8:45 – 10:30                 Kim Coder – Trees-How they age, losing control and falling apart
                                    

10:30 – 10:45               Break

10:45 – 11:45               Stihl Chainsaw Safety
                                    

11:45 – 12:15               Bob McCartney – Interesting and unusual native and exotic trees and plants for the Aiken  Augusta area.

 

                                                                         3.25 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs available

                                                                         3.25 ISA Certified Tree Workers CEUs available

 

12:15 – 12:45               Lunch

12:45 – 1:30                 Sid Mullis (small trees, shrubs, site selection & plants)

 1:30 – 2:15                  Charles Phillips (turf, cultural management and soils)
 

 2:15 – 2:30               Break

 2:30 – 3:30               Gil Landry - UGA turf research update and common turf problems
                                      

 3:30 – 4:30               Bert McCarty - Latest options in weed control
                                     

 4:30 – 5:30               Panel question & answer and wrap up

 

                                                                         4 GA Certified Pesticide Applicators CEUs in Category 24

                                     3 GA Certified Pesticide Applicators CEUs in Category 27

                                     3.25 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs available

                                     3.25 ISA Certified Tree Workers CEUs available

 

On the Road Nurseries and Notable Trees Tour

 

12:45 – 5:30                    Bob McCartney/Jim Blount – guided tour of Woodlanders nurseries and Aiken’s notable trees.

 

                                                                         4 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs available

                                                                        4 ISA Certified Tree Workers CEUs available

 

Part 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 if possible
 

Outside Curriculum

Mark Chisholm, Brian Noyes, Scott Prophett

12:45 – 1:45                 Review rules, regulations, throw line, foot lock, belayed foot lock and events.

 1:45 – 2:00                  Demonstrate throw line.
                                    

 2:00 – 3:00                  Hands on participation using throw line.
                                    

 3:00 – 3:15                  Demonstrate secured foot lock.
                                    

 3:15 – 4:15                  Hands on participation using secured foot lock.

 4:15 – 4:30                  Demonstrate belayed speed climb.
                                    

4:30 – 5:30                  Hands on participation using belayed speed climb.

 

                                                                         4.5 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs available

                                                                        4.5 ISA Certified Tree Workers CEUs available

Friday 01/09/04

Inside Curriculum

 8:00 – 8:30                  Seminar registration

8:30 –  8:45                  Introduction – Jim Blount
                                    

                                      

8:45 – 10:30                 Bruce Fraedrich – Tree Risk Assessment
                                    

10:30 – 10:45               Break

10:45 – 11:45               Stihl chainsaw maintenance and troubleshooting.
                                    
                                      

11:45 – 12:15               Ted Stevens – Some exciting new plants for the deep-south landscape from Europe and Japan
 

 

                                                                         3.25 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs available

                                                                         3.25 ISA Certified Tree Workers CEUs available

 

12:15 – 12:45               Lunch

12:45 – 2:00                 Clyde Gorsuch – recent insect problems encountered on trees and ornamentals.

 2:00 – 2:15                  Break

 2:15 – 3:30                  Jean Woodward – recent fungal problems encountered on trees and ornamentals.
 

 3:30 – 5:00                  Marty Shaw – Mauject fungicidal, insecticidal and nutritional trunk injections

 

                                                                         3.5 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs available

                                                                         3.5 ISA Certified Tree Workers CEUs available

                                                                         4 GA Certified Pesticide Applicators CEUs in Category 24

                                                                         2 GA Certified Pesticide Applicators CEUs in Category 27

 

On the Road Nurseries and Notable Trees Tour

 

12:45 – 5:30                Georgia Golf Hall Of Fame Garden Tour

12:45 – 5:30                Ted Stevens/Roy Simkins – guided tour of nurseries Carolinia and Augusta’s notable trees.

                                                                        4 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs available

                                                                       4 ISA Certified Tree Workers CEUs available

 

Part II:

Outside Curriculum

Mark Chisholm, Brian Noyes & Scot Prophet

12:45 - 1:45                  Review rules, regulations, work climb and aerial rescue event. 

 1:45 – 2:15                  Demonstrate aerial rescue 

 2:15 – 3:45                  Hands on participation with aerial rescue. 

 3:45 – 4:15                  Demonstrate work climb. 

 4:15 – 5:30                  Hands on participation with work climb.

 

                                                                         4.5 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs available

                                                                        4.5 ISA Certified Tree Workers CEUs available

 

 

Seminar Costs:

 

$20.00 per day – pre-registered

$25.00 at the door.