Apr 2, 2022 - Wondering what the deal is at the PNW ISA at the moment? Go to the bctreeclimbing blog for a timeline of events.

 

Mar 13, 2022 - My article about how we get tree gear wrong. This appeared on climbingarborist.com and in Tree Matters magazine in New Zealand in late 2019.

 

Mar 13, 2022 - Interested in learning how WorkSafe BC has ruled against tree services and on what specific violations? Head over to WorkSafeBC to check out penalties summaries. Enter "tree" as the search criteria, and select "service sector" from the sector menu. 

 

Mar 13, 2022 - My article at climbingarborist.com on the new BC tree climbing regulations introduced December 1st, 2021 by WorkSafe BC 

 

Mar 13, 2022 - New blog on gatekeeping, and adding blog entries from thearboriststore.com to the bctreeclimbing blog

 

Feb 21/2021 - New story in the blog on government contracts following some big news out of London and Toronto, Ontario

 

Feb 9/2021 - Probably the best one hour presentation on PPE inspection (including fall protection) I've come across brought to you by TCIA, featuring Nathan Williams of Petzl International 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQHVUz8zeZk&feature=youtu.be

 

Jan 31/2021 - Urban Forestry Today has a good archive of free webinars from some of the best and brightest in the field.  Sign up for the mailing list and get notification of upcoming weekly webinars which are eligible for free ISA CEUs.

http://www.urbanforestrytoday.org/webcast-archives.html

 

Jan 31/2021 - Arboriculture Association has excellent webinar content available on youtube for the arb and urban forester on a range of topics 

https://www.trees.org.uk/Training-Events/Online-Learning

 

Jan 28/2021 - So ya wanna fall trees in BC for merch?
Check out this not at all convoluted pathway to CAGC (Formerly ENFORM) Certification:
https://www.cagc.ca/index.php?DL=Dugx6E

 

Jan 27/2021 - Worksafe BC Part 26 Arborist Activities is going to public hearing on March 3rd. This is your one and only chance to chime in, so best head to check it out ahead of time.  

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/law-policy/public-hearings-consultations/current-public-hearings-and-consultations/march-2021-public-hearing-on-proposed-changes-to-ohsr-march-5-21