Upcoming events

    • 19 Apr 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • 20 Apr 2017
    • 3:00 PM
    • Leon Valley Civic Center, 6427 Evers Road, Leon Valley, TX

    The aerial rescue safety training sponsored by TCIA & SAAA will provide arborists with the necessary knowledge to prepare for the TCIA aerial rescue certification. Aerial Rescue training requirements are mandated by ANSI Z133.1 and OSHA. Included in this training program is an introduction to aerial rescue concepts, emergency preparedness, actual aerial rescue techniques, aerial rescue protocol outline, and working with EMS effectively. Included with the training is a manual and review of the chapter tests.

    • 20 Apr 2017
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • City of Grey Forest, 18502 Scenic Loop Road
    Learn how shaded fuel breaks can make communities more resilient from wildfire. Learn the challenges to creating and maintaining a shaded fuel break.

    • 13 Jun 2017
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Vermeer

    Learn the basics of structural pruning with Mark Peterson. Mark has over 30 years experience in the San Antonio area, so bring your questions with you!

    ISA Certified Arborist CEU's Available.

    Lunch Provided.

    • 08 Sep 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • 29 Sep 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • San Antonio Botanical Gardens

    Certified Arborist Test Preparation Course

    Fridays, September 8th  to September 29th, 2017 9:00am –4:00 pm
    San Antonio Botanical Garden

    555 Funston

    Registration Link

    Call Emma Trester-Wilson SABG @ 210-829-5360 with questions

    Course Description:

    This course was designed to help prepare professional arborists to take the ISA Certified Arborist examination. The teaching cadre has over 260 combined years of experience in the tree care industry. Nonprofessionals are also welcome to attend the entire course or other sessions to gain a better understanding of the benefits of trees and develop their tree ID and tree care skills. Three years of experience is required to take the ISA Certified Arborist exam. For more information on the exam, please visit Course schedule:

    • September 8  Tree Identification,Tree Biology, Installation and Establishment, Soil Science
    • September 15 Water Management, Tree Nutrition and Fertilization,Tree Selection, Tree Support
    • September 22 Plant Health Care, Diagnosis and Plant Disorders, Pruning and Oak Wilt,Tree Assessment and Risk Management 
    • September 29 Trees and Construction, Urban Forestry, Tree Worker Safety, Climbing and Working in Trees

    Topics also address recently identified current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to certified arborists and relevant to the professional development of the student. Students receive continuing education credits. Approved for 3 CEUs per session for ISA CA, TNLA and Master Gardeners, and 3 hours per session Master Naturalist Advanced Training.

    Certified Arbortist Test Preparation Course Fee: $300; includes the Arborist Certification Study Guide (a $115 value)
    Directions to the Garden: Take Hwy 281 to Hildebrand east. Turn right on Broadway, then left on Funston. The Botanical Garden is on the left-hand side.

Past events

21 Mar 2017 SAAA Board Meeting
10 Mar 2017 Bilingual Tree Care Safety Workshop
20 Feb 2017 Port Aransas Tree Care Workshop
15 Dec 2016 3rd Annual Holiday Social
15 Nov 2016 SAAA Meeting TODAY
07 Oct 2016 Corpus Christi- Certified Arborist Preparation Course
30 Sep 2016 Midland TX- Certified Arborist Preparation Course
21 Sep 2016 Saluting Branches- Give Back To Those Who Gave Everything
12 Sep 2016 Tree Identification Course
27 Jul 2016 Tree Care & Urban Forestry Workshop
19 Jul 2016 SAAA Meeting
17 Jun 2016 Tree Disease Identification & Management
28 Apr 2016 Growing Texas Workshop- Community and Ecological Resiliency
01 Apr 2016 International Event- World Tree Climbing Championship
04 Mar 2016 Bilingual Tree Care Safety Workshop
06 Feb 2016 San Antonio River Tree Planting Events
29 Jan 2016 Chipper Operator Specialist
17 Nov 2015 SAAA Meeting
07 Nov 2015 Arbor Day 2015
16 Oct 2015 ISA Certified Arborist Exam
23 Sep 2015 Give Back To Those Who Gave Everything
15 Sep 2015 SAAA Meeting
04 Sep 2015 Certified Arborist Test Prep Course
07 Aug 2015 Corpus Christi Certified Arborist Prep Course
21 Jul 2015 SAAA Meeting
19 May 2015 (copy) SAAA Meeting
13 May 2015 Bilingual Tree Care Workshop
11 May 2015 Rio Grande Valley Tree Worker and Urban Forestry Conference
02 May 2015 Olive Tree Planting- Mission Road Ministries
30 Apr 2015 Urban & Community Forestry Workshop
19 Mar 2015 Tree Risk Assessment Qualification
17 Mar 2015 SAAA Meeting
17 Mar 2015 Free Safety Class and Equipment Demonstration
13 Mar 2015 ISA Certified Arborist Exam
31 Jan 2015 Jammin Jams Fruit Tree Adoption
12 Dec 2014 Free Holiday Social
09 Dec 2014 Bexar County Wildfire Preparedness Workshop--FREE
17 Jun 2014 S.A Arboriculture Lunch Speaker Series
02 May 2014 S.A. Tree Maintenance License Seminar- FREE
21 Apr 2014 Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ)
17 Apr 2014 Bilingual Tree Care Workshop
25 Mar 2014 S.A Firewise For Arborists
21 Mar 2014 ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, and Municipal Exam
28 Feb 2014 Movie Night in the Park- The Lorax
20 Feb 2014 Urban Forestry Conference South Texas
18 Feb 2014 S.A Arboriculture Lunch Speaker Series
17 Dec 2013 S.A Arboriculture Lunch Speaker Series
15 Oct 2013 S.A Arboriculture Lunch Speaker Series
26 Sep 2013 SAAA Meeting
30 Aug 2013 Certified Arborist Test Prep Course
18 Jul 2013 SAAA Meeting
08 Jun 2013 Certified Tree Worker Workshop
21 May 2013 SAAA Meeting
17 May 2013 2013 Texas Tree Climbing Championship
19 Mar 2013 SAAA Meeting
01 Jun 1990 1990 Annual Meeting
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