The University of Hawaii College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) and Kauai Community College’s Office of Continuing Education and Training (KCC OCET) will be holding a Landscapers’ Conference on August 6, 2013, at Kauai Community College. Participants can earn Pesticide Applicator CETs and LICT and Arborist CEUs. For more information and for the …
Jamilee Kempton, secretary of Aloha Arborist Association, won the Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (WCISA) Tree Climbing Championship Women’s Division which was held in Los Angeles, California the weekend of June 15-16, 2013. This was her first year competing. Jamilee will be representing WCISA at the International Tree Climbing Championship in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, …
The Hawaii Landscape & Irrigation Contractors Association (HLICA) will be holding Landscape Industry Certified Technician (LICT) [previously known as CLT] training classes at the Urban Garden Center in Pearl City beginning in June 2013. For more information and for the registration form, click here.
Kauai Landscape Industry Council (KLIC), in cooperation with the Garden Island Resource Conservation & Development, Inc. and Kauai Community College, will be offering a series of classes in August 2013 designed to help students prepare for and pass their Certified Tree Worker exam. For more information, click here for the flyer
A summary of 2012 fatal accidents to homeowners performing tree care. The Tree Care Industry Association reviewed 47 tree care accidents involving civilians reported in the media in 2012. Of these, 25 were fatal. The average age of the “tree care do-it-yourselfer (DIY-er)” victim was 58. In the fatal accidents, the average age was even …
The 2013 LICH Conference and Trade Show has been scheduled for October 10th at the Neal Blaisdell Center. If you are interested in sponsoring the Conference or in having a booth at the trade show, you can download the 2013 LICH Conference and Trade Show Booth and Sponsorship information and registration packet for more information. …
The new Urban Forestry Emergency Operations Planning Guide for Storm Response (UFEOP Guide) is now available according to Smart Trees Pacific. For the flyer announcement, click here. For the cover letter, click here. To view the actual UFEOP Guide, visit www.smarttreespacific.org and click on Urban Forestry EOP Guide. The project was funded by a grant …