Arborist training set for March 19
A half-day workshop March 19 at Scottsbluff will provide general instruction for people who want to become certified as arborists by the International Society of Arborists.
The workshop will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the North Platte Natural Resources District meeting room at 100547 Airport Road, Scottsbluff. Preregistration is required and limited to 12 participants. Registrations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.
To register, contact NFS Community Forestry Specialist Amy Seiler at firstname.lastname@example.org or 308-632-2749.
The four-hour course will provide training in the 10 subject areas covered in the ISA Certified Arborists Exam. The course will provide an overview of the 16-chapter study guide, with particular emphasis in the areas of tree worker safety, soil and water, tree maintenance, pruning, and tree biology.
The training is provided by the Nebraska Forest Service and will be taught by Eric Berg, Community Forestry and Sustainable Landscape Program Leader and ISA Certified Arborist and Municipal Specialist.
Class fee is $60 per participant. Participants will receive a copy of the ISA certification study manual. The ISA certification test and location will be announced at a later date.