International Tree CLimbing Championship Series

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Volunteer now for the 2016 NATCC

Sign up by 19 August to volunteer at the at the NATCC in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

Statement Regarding Request for Approval of the IMP

ISA is pleased to allow use in ISA TCCs of the IMP in all but one configuration indicated in the User Instructions. Use of the Rope Retrieval configuration will not be permitted in ISA TCCs due to the extreme nature of the competition environment. Please read the entire statement from ISA.

Public Review of NJ Licensing Act Requested

ISA has reviewed the proposed licensing rules to be included with the act and has identified some questions and concerns regarding the licensing requirements. We encourage our members and ISA Certified Arborists™, especially those in New Jersey and surrounding states, to review the information provided and submit comments by the deadline of August 26, 2016. Read the full announcement for details.

August Arborist News Online

Featuring contributing authors that will be presenting at the ISA Annual International Conference in Fort Worth. Also find out how to submit an abstract for the 2017 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

New Urban Forestry Online Course

Check out this new online course available now in the ISA Online Learning Center.

Congratulations 2016 ETCC Champions

Congratulations to 2016 ETCC Champions Peter Vergote of Belgium and Josephine Hedger of the UK. See all the results and a list of event winners online now.

Black Diamond Recalls Climbing Ascenders Due to Fall Hazard

The Index Ascenders’ rivet holding the toothed cam can release, allowing the Ascender to slide on the rope or become detached from the rope, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall.

Information regarding possible cracks on Petzl ASAP LOCK

During routine equipment inspections one customer detected cracks on the stainless steel arms on three ASAP LOCK. These three defective products will be returned to Petzl for analysis.

2016 APTCC Volunteers

Volunteers can already sign up for the 2016 APTCC in Hong Kong. Sign-up online today.

June Arborist News Online

Includes highlights from ITCC San Antonio and information on the ISA Annual International Conference and Trade Show. ISA members access your digital copy today.

UPCOMING EVENTS

August 26, 2016 - August 27, 2016

Queensland Tree Climbing Championships

August 27, 2016 - August 27, 2016

Seattle Regional Tree Climbing Competition

October 1, 2016 - October 2, 2016

2016 North American Tree Climbing Championhip

November 26, 2016 - November 27, 2016

2016 Asia-Pacific Tree Climbing Championship

August 3, 2017 - August 5, 2017

2017 International Tree Climbing Championship

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