Tree School

About Tree School

tree-school-logo is a collaborative effort between Spokane Conservation District, WSU Spokane County Extension, Spokane Community College Environmental Sciences, Washington Department of Natural Resources, AHBL, Avista, Community Forestry Consultants, City of CAD, Northwest  Plant Healthcare, City of Spokane Urban Forestry, Spirit Pruners and City of Post Falls. Together, we bring educational programming for professionals and landowners to promote the proper care of trees and forests.

Aerial Rescue 1-Day Workshop

Aerial Rescue 1-Day Workshop

Friday, July 13, 2018 - Finch Arboretum - 8am to 4pm - 6.5 ISA CEUs - $100

Aerial Rescue smallThis course is designed to educate tree climbers and/or aerial lift operators in the most likely scenarios where they may have to respond to an emergency. Emphasis is on emergency preparedness, readiness, accident prevention, and emergency medicine. The importance of self-rescue strategies and understanding the ‘working alone’ definition reinforces the importance of emergency readiness. Participants are educated in the truths about tree work accidents and fatalities, information based on arborist statistics and industry reviews provides the basis for the specific rescue techniques trained and practiced. Participants are educated in key terms and definitions relating to rope parts, knots, hitches, emergency medicine, and specialized equipment. Physics concepts such as reaction force and potential energy associated with various rope rescue systems and configurations complete this comprehensive course. This course involves “hands on” rescue opportunities and practice.

Register online. This class has a maximum of 40 spots, $100 per person. Pre-registration is required. 

Inland Tree and Landscaping Conference

Inland Tree and Landscaping Conference

February 1, 2019 --- Spokane Community College

 

Click here for a printable save the date. More details are coming for this amazing opportunity for advanced arborists and landscaping professionals. For questions, contact Garth Davis at garth-davis@sccd.org or 509-535-7274 ext 212.