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Arborist Short Course
Offered by Penn State Extension
May 1, 2, 8, and 9, 2019
Monroeville, PA

This four-day short courses teach the basics of arboriculture (tree care), including tree biology, tree risk assessment, tree planting, and other topics, providing training for those interested in taking the International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist Examination.

Specifically, this course covers:
— Diagnosis of plant diseases and arthropod pests
— Plant nutrition and fertilization
— Selection, installation and establishment of trees and shrubs
— Soil and water interaction and management
— Tree identification
— Tree assessment and risk management
— Proper pruning and the ANSI standards
— Construction impacts and management
— Safety and tree climbing

CEUs: ISA Certified Arborist, PCH, and PA Landscape Architect CEUs and Pesticide Credits are available for this course.

Cost: $250 – includes required arborist certification manual, $175 without certification manual (if you already have a copy)

Note: Coffee and light breakfast provided. Lunch is not include (please plan to bring your own lunch or go out)

Register online at: https://extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course

For more information, contact Scott Sjolander at sas305@psu.edu or call 814-345-0691 or Brian Wolyniak at bjw229@psu.edu or call 412-482-3455.