The Illinois Arborist Association announced the schedule for upcoming International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist workshops and exam to be held at the Chicago Botanic Gardens in Glencoe.
Workshops will be held 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on each Thursday between Feb. 9 and April 6. The certification exam will take place on April 13.
Certification allows an arborist to advance his or her career and demonstrate commitment to the tree care profession.
The ISA Certification Board requires a candidate to have a minimum of three years of full-time experience in arboriculture. Acceptable experience includes the practical use of knowledge involved in pruning, fertilization, installation and establishment, diagnosis and treatment of tree problems, cabling and bracing, climbing, or other services that directly relate to arboriculture.