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ISA Announces Separation of Annual International Conference and International Tree Climbing Championship After careful consideration, the ISA Board approved a strategic plan to separate the ISA Annual International Conference and the International Tree Climbing Championship (ITCC). A new event format will create greater opportunities for involving ISA chapters, associate organizations, and members, and also increase …

STIHL Inc. spokesman and certified arborist Mark Chisholm talks to Stephanie Abrams about safety and how to prune trees.   Watch video:  HERE

    200 Seneca Road Greensboro, NC 27406 Phone: 336-378-0444   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sean Larkin, Marketing Manager 336-378-0444 ext 224   slarkin@sherrilltree.com   SHERRILLtree and Xtreme Arborist, David Driver Connect in Marketing and Innovation Partnership   Greensboro, NC (May 28th, 2015) SHERRILLtree, the leader in professional arborist equipment and David Driver, of Xtreme Arborist …

PRESS RELEASE- For immediate release Sterling and North American Training Solutions Sign Multi-Year Sponsorship Agreement Biddeford, ME – Sterling Rope Company, Inc. announced the beginning of a long-term sponsorship of North American Training Solutions (NATS), an education corporation specializing in arborist training including tree climbing, rigging, chainsaw safety and aerial rescue. Sterling provides innovative and …

REGENERATING HOLLOW TREES FOR LIFE Guy Meilleur, guy@historictreecare.com   Dormant buds on this Corymbia intermedia, pink bloodwood, are sprouting at a growth point, or “node”, after the end was reduced.  The sprouts on the left are withering due to shade.  The sprouts on the right harvest sunlight, form buttresses, and transition from epicormic to endocormic.  …

   Simple Lowerable Base Anchors By Macintosh Swan CTSP This article is going to explore two different stationary rope work positioning (SRWP) anchoring systems and my experience with them. These are not systems I created, just modified to fit my needs. I am not going to get into the forces inherent in any climbing systems, …

ITCC Rules The ITCC rules are reviewed annually by the Rules Committee. If changes are required to make the event safer, follow changes in industry standards, or create a more efficient method of event scoring, those changes are made during the review period which is generally held October through December. The most current version of …

    Dear Prospective Reach Out WorldWide Team Member, My name is Danny Nausha and I am a Fire Captain with the City of Pasadena and the Saw Team Leader for Reach Out WorldWide. We are currently looking for highly-skilled crew members to join us on future deployments as part of Reach Out Worldwide’s Saw …

WHERE SHOULD FRICTION BE IN OUR ROPE RIGGING SYSTEMS?   Hello fellow arborist.  I am not an engineer and I am not a technical writer.  I am going to write on the level of most of us; because I am a tree guy, like most of you.  I will write my articles from what I …

During the winter months when work slows down, it’s hard to find worthwhile events to attend. In 2014 this was not the case-at least in the Northeast. Brian Noyes of Ocean State Arborist Training created a venue that will no doubt be duplicated in the years to come. His creative approach to aerial rescue training …