2016 Spring Training Continuing Education Credits/Units

(Last updated January 7, 2016)

Credits for education sessions have been approved for:

BC Society of Landscape Architects

BC Pesticide Applicator Credits

International Society of Arboriculture

 


BC Society of Landscape Architects (BCSLA)

BCSLA credits are available for the following:

Full day attendance on:

  • Maintenance Day, Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  • Horticulture Day, Thursday, February 18, 2016

Friday February 19, 2016, post-event session:

Learn more about BCSLA credits:


BC Pesticide Applicator Certificate (BC PAC)

BC PAC Continuing Education Credits (CECs) have been approved for the following sessions: 

Horticulture Day, Thursday, February 18, 2016

Session  PAC CEC Categories Credit Amount
D3 Identifying and managing the european chafer invasion  |  Tracy Hueppelsheuser and Peter Isaacson
  • Landscape Applicator
  • Pesticide Dispenser
1.0 IPM
E1: Knot what we thought — hybridization changes the nature of the invasive knotweed battle  |  Jennifer Grenz
  • Landscape Applicator
1.0 IPM

To be eligible for credits, delegates must hold a valid BC pesticide certificate and must be present for the entire session from start to finish.

 


International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

ISA Continuing Education Units (CEUs) have been approved for the following sessions:

♦  Maintenance Day, Wednesday, February 17

♦  Horticulture Day, Thursday, February 18

♦  Post-sessions, Friday, February 19

 

Maintenance Day, Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Session ISA CEU Categories Credit Amount
B1: Grey infrastructure vs. green infrastructure — the maintenance parasox for green infrastructure  |  Michael James and Alex Kurnicki
  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
  • Utility Specialist
  • TW Climber Specialist
  • TW Aerial Life Specialist
1.0 CEUs
B1: Grey infrastructure vs. green infrastructure — the maintenance parasox for green infrastructure  |  Michael James and Alex Kurnicki
  • BCMA - Practice
  • BCMA - Management
0.5 CEUs

 

Horticulture Day, Thursday, February 18, 2016

Session ISA CEU Categories Credit Amount

Opening Keynote: The bees' needs — planting for pollinators  |  Elizabeth Elle, PhD

  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
1.0 CEUs
  • BCMA - Science
  • BCMA - Management
0.5 CEUs
D1: Catching people doing bad things to good trees  | Steve Whitton
  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
  • UItility Specialist
  • TW Climber Specialist
  • TW Aerial Life Specialist
1.0 CEUs
  • BCMA - Practice
  • BCMA - Management
  • TW Climber Specialist
0.5 CEUs
D2: Outdoor arborist panel — street trees surviving the summer drought    |  Rob Reny, Trisha McCarthy and Sophie Dessureault
  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
  • Utility Specialist
  • BCMA - Practice
  • TW Climber Specialist
  • TW Aerial Life Specialist
1.0 CEUs
E2: Tree Worker Preservation through Prevention  |  Dwayne Neustaeter
  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
  • Utility Specialist
  • BCMA - Management
  • TW Climber Specialist
  • TW Aerial Life Specialist
1.0 CEUs
E3: Carbon Offset Using Trees  |  Robin Clark
  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
  • BCMA - Management
1.0 CEUs
F1: Community engagement for park development and environmental issues  |  Nadia Chan
  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
  • BCMA - Management
1.0 CEUs
F2: Building a better forest — vision, communication and principles
  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
  • BCMA - Management
1.0 CEUs
Closing Keynote: Trees and forest characteristics for improving air quality  |  David Nowak, PhD
  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
1.0 CEUs
  • BCMA - Science
  • BCMA - Management
0.5 CEUs

 

Post-workshop Sessions, Friday, February 19, 2016

Session ISA CEU Categories Credit Amount

i-Tree Tool and its use in Canada  |  David Nowak, PhD 

8:30 am — 11:30 am
Coast Hotel & Convention Centre
20393 Fraser Hwy, Langley, BC
  • Certified Arborist
  • Utility Specialist
  • Municipal Specialist
  • BCMA - Management
  • TW Climber Specialist
  • TW Aerial Lift Specialist
3.0 CEUs

NATS Nursery Tour  |  

12:30 – 3 pm
24555 32 Ave, Langely, BC
  • Certified Arborist
  • Municipal Specialist
  • TW Aerial Lift Specialist
2.5 CEUs
  • BCMA - Science
  • BCMA - Practice
1.25 CEUs

 

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