2009 Seminar

2009 C.S.R.A. TREE, ORNAMENTAL & TURF SEMINAR

Wednesday, Janurary 7, 2009
Julian Smith Casino – Inside Curriculum

8:00 Registration

8:45 – 9:00 Intro

9:00 – 10:15 Landscape Soil Organic Matter-A Love Hate Relationship and How Organics Effect Chemical and Applied Fertilizers –  Dr. George Synder

10:15 – 10:30 Break Sponsored By: Bullock Fertilizer Company Inc.

10:30 – 11:45Turf/Golf Spray Technology For the 21st Century Dr. Grasses. – Randy Glover

11:45 – 1:00 Vendors/Lunch Sponsored By: Sherrill Tree

1:00 – 2:15 Tree /Golf Taking Control Of Water Use Through Smart Irrigation Technologies – Dr. David Dukes

2:15 – 2:30 Break Sponsored By: Laurelwood Landscaping

2:30 – 3:45 Turf/Golf New Cultivars to Meet Your Needs and Cultural Management Techniques. – Dr. Wayne Hanna

3:45 – 5:00 Turf/Golf Winter, Early Spring Weed Management and Spring Green Up Issues. – Dr. Clint Waltz

AVAILABLE CEU’s

5 CEU’s in Catagory 24 6 .25 CEU’s in Certified Arborist
5 CEU’s in Catagory 27 2.5 CEU’s in BCMA Practice
6.25 CEU’s ISA Municipal Specialist
1.25 CEU’s BCMA Science


Wednesday, Janurary 8, 2009
Julian Smith Barbecue PitInside Curriculum

CERTIFIED TREE WORKER AND CERTIFIED ARBORIST WORKSHOP
7.25CEU’s AVAILABLE FOR CERTIFIED TREE WORKER AND ARBORIST WORKSHOP
Applicants must be pre-registered with ISA. Download forms at http://www.isa-arbor.com/certification/exams.aspx
*No one will be admitted without proper paperwork!

7:30 – 8:00 Registration

8:00 – Workshop Begins

10:00 – 10:15 Break

10:15 – 12:00 Workshop Resumes

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 2:00 Workshop Resumes

2:00 – 2:15 Break

2:15 Workshop Resumes

4:30 Workshop Ends

AVAILABLE CEU’s

2.25 BCMA Science
5.25 BCMA Practice

1) Tree Health and Science
2) General Safety and Z-133 Standards
3) Ropes and Knots
4) Climbing Safety and Emergency Response (Aerial
Rescue)
5) Pruning and A-300 Standards
6) Rigging and Felling Trees
7) Removal and Chain Saw Safety
8) Cable and Rod Bracing

Thursday, Janurary 8, 2009
Julian Smith Casino – Inside Curriculum

8:00 Registration

8:45 – 9:00 Intro

9:00 – 10:15 Landscape New Exotic Plant Introductions – Ted Stevens

10:15 – 10:30 Break Sponsored By: Shearwood Mulch, Topsoil Roll Off & Container Service

10:30 – 11:45 Landscape Estimating Landscape Installations and How to Separate Your Company From Your Competition. – Tom Oyler

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch Sponsored By: Anderson Horticultural Group

1:00 – 2:15 Landscape Design and Installation Of Water Gardens – A Great Added Service For Your Clients. – Mike Fulmer

2:15 – 2:30 Break Sponsored By: Karl Kuemmerling

2:30 – 3:45 Landscape Estimating Yearly Maintenance Programs

3:45 – 5:00 Tree/Arbor Dogwood Diseases With A Focus On Anthracnose Plus New Anthracnose Resistant Cultivar Introductions. – Dr. Mark Windham

5:00 – Until PIG AND WILD GAME COOKOUT ALONG WITH LIVE BAND

AVAILABLE CEU’s

2 CEU’S In Category 24
2 CEU’S In Category 27
5 CEU’s Certified Arborist
1.25 CEU’s Municipal Specialist
2.5 CEU’s BCMA Management
1.25 CEU’s BCMA Science


Thursday, Janurary 8, 2009
Julian Smith Barbecue PitInside Curriculum

CERTIFIED TREE WORKER AND CERTIFIED ARBORIST EXAM
Applicants must be pre-registered with ISA. Download forms at
http://www.isa-arbor.com/certification/exams.aspx

No one will be admitted without proper paperwork!

8.00-8.30 REGISTRATION
8.30-10.00 WRITTEN EXAM
10.00 TILL OUTSIDE PRACTICAL CATEGORIES TEST

AFTER DAYS EVENTS @ 5:00 PIG AND WILD GAME COOKOUT FEATURING “THE PAT BLANCHARD BAND.”


Thursday, Janurary 8, 2009
Lake Olmstead –
Outside Curriculum

TRAINING FOR ALL CLIMBING COMPETITIONS AND TO PREPARE FOR GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION CLIMBING EVENT DAY 1
Competitive climbing and training following ISA standards and guidelines.
Participants will be timed and informally ranked. You can download the rules and regulations at Empiretree.com
Bring your own equipment!

AVAILABLE CEU’s

6.75 CEU’s Certified Arborist and Certified Tree Workers

9.45-10.15 RULES AND REGULATIONS
10.15-10.45 EQUIPMENT INSPECTION
10.45-12.00 THROW LINE EVENT
12.00-12.30 LUNCH
12.30-2.00 SECURED FOOT LOCK
2.00-3.30 BELAYED SPEED CLIMB
3.30-5.00 AERIAL RESCUE

AFTER DAYS EVENTS @ 5:00 PIG AND WILD GAME COOKOUT FEATURING “THE
PAT BLANCHARD BAND.”


Friday, Janurary 9, 2009
Julian Smith Casino – Inside Curriculum

8:00 Registration

8:45 – 9:00 Intro

9:00 -10:15 Tree/Arbor Caring For Golf Course Trees, Attaining The Work, Performing The Work and Avoiding Hidden Sand Traps – Gary Mullane

10:15 – 10:30 Break Sponsored By: Bailey’s

10:30 – 11:45 Tree/Arbor Tree Structure Evaluation And Support Systems – Dr. Tom Smiley

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch Sponsored By: JP Carlton

1:00 – 2:15Tree/Arbor “Crape Murder” It’s Physiological and Economic Impact and The Viable Options To It – Dr. Gary Knox

2:15 – 2:30 Break Sponsored By: Shearwood Mulch, Topsoil Roll Off & Container Service

2:30 – 3:45 Forestry Root Generation, Soil and Decay Management Dr.
Tom Smiley

3:45 – 5:00 Equipment Check At Hotel For The Georgia Arborist
Arborist Association Climbing Event.

AVAILABLE CEU’s

1 CEU’s In Category 24
1 CEU’s In Category 27
5 CEU’s Certified Arborist
2.5 CEU’s BCMA Practice
1.25 CEU’s BCMA Management
5 CEU’sMunicipal Specialist


Friday, Janurary 9, 2009
Lake Olmstead –
Outside Curriculum

TRAINING FOR ALL CLIMBING COMPETITIONS AND TO PREPARE FOR GEORGIA ARBORIST ASSOCIATION CLIMBING EVENT

9.45-10.15 RULES AND REGS
10.15-10.45 EQUIPMENT INSPECTION
10.45-12.00 WORK CLIMB
12.00-12.30 LUNCH
12.30-4.45 MASTERS CHALLENGE
4:45 – 5:00 FINAL WRAP-UP AND AWARDS

AVAILABLE CEU’s

6.75 CEU’s Certified Arborist and Certified Tree Workers


Friday, Janurary 9, 2009
Julian Smith Barbecue PitInside Curriculum

CERTIFIED TREE WORKER AND CERTIFIED ARBORIST EXAM
Applicants must be pre-registered with ISA. Download forms at
http://www.isa-arbor.com/certification/exams.aspx

No one will be admitted without proper paperwork!

AVAILABLE CEU’s

8.00-8.30 REGISTRATION
8.30-10.00 WRITTEN EXAM
10.00 TILL OUTSIDE PRACTICAL CATEGORIES TEST

Friday, Janurary 9, 2009
Julian Smith Barbecue PitInside Curriculum

10:30 – 12:00 The Latest on No Spray Roses and Other Tough Rose Growing Issues – Mark Windham


Saturday, Janurary 10, 2009
Lake Olmstead – Outside Curriculum

Georgia Arborist Association Tree Climbing Competition Phase 1


Sunday, Janurary 11, 2009
Lake Olmstead – Outside Curriculum

Georgia Arborist Association Tree Climbing Competition Phase 2

AVAILABLE CEU’s
3 CEU’s For Competitors and Judges