Penn State Extension – Arborist Short Course – Jan. – Feb. 2020 – Across PA
January 8 - February 28
Arborist Short Course
Offered by Penn State Extension
These 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.
Registration is available online for all four locations at: https://extension.psu.edu/arborist-short-course
Please note different registration deadlines for each location.
Upcoming Arborist Short Courses:
January 8, 9, 15, and 16, 2020
For more information, contact Julianne Schieffer at email@example.com or 610-489-4315.
Registration deadline: January 2, 2020
January 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2020
For more information, contact Vinnie Cotrone at firstname.lastname@example.org or 570-825-1701.
Registration deadline: December 20, 2019
January 22, 23, 29, and 30, 2020
For more information, contact Scott Sjolander at email@example.com or 814-350-7749.
Registration deadline: January 15, 2020
January 29 and 30, February 4 and 5, 2020
For more information, contact Tim Abbey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-755-5968.
Registration deadline: January 24, 2020
February 20, 21, 27, and 28, 2020
For more information, contact Brian Wolyniak at email@example.com or 412-482-3455.
Online registration coming soon.
Registration deadline: February 13, 2020