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    Workshop 1 : Tree ID in Hong Kong CANTONESE (6 hrs-6 CEUs) (including tree samples for identification) Mr. Leon Lau of Honk Kong Tree Society Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: 9 May 2019 Time: 9:30-4:30 LUNCH: (Choose from 3 types of lunches; provided from Zeugma Mediterranean Restaurant, Saikung; delivered and served @ 12:30) Registration Cost: HK$690 Full Price, HK$650 Early Registration until 26 April This class will focus on the methods of tree identification for various tree species in Hong Kong. As one of the earliest arborists in Hong Kong, Leon Lau is an expert in many areas including assessment and in tree Identification. He has established the Hong Kong Tree Society with website for tree ID and regularly offers many courses to the public as well as government managers etc. Leon's website is located at the link here: www.hktree.com. 在這個工作坊,主要教授樹木支撐系統應在什麼時候,什麼地方及怎樣安裝。另外亦會教授辨認香港不同樹的方法。 劉文忠先生(LEON LAU)為樹木谷創辦人及總監,「志諾工程」經理.專業資格為ISA註冊樹藝師,PNW ISA 樹木風險評估員.正職為樹木評估員,兼職為導遊及樹木課程導師.為大眾及政府部門提供培訓課程。 Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/pSA5vefZgtS2
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    Workshop 1 : Tree ID in Hong Kong CANTONESE (6 hrs-6 CEUs) (including tree samples for identification) Mr. Leon Lau of Honk Kong Tree Society Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: 9 May 2019 Time: 9:30-4:30 LUNCH: (Choose from 3 types of lunches; provided from Zeugma Mediterranean Restaurant, Saikung; delivered and served @ 12:30) Registration Cost: HK$690 Full Price, HK$650 Early Registration until 26 April This class will focus on the methods of tree identification for various tree species in Hong Kong. As one of the earliest arborists in Hong Kong, Leon Lau is an expert in many areas including assessment and in tree Identification. He has established the Hong Kong Tree Society with website for tree ID and regularly offers many courses to the public as well as government managers etc. Leon's website is located at the link here: www.hktree.com. 在這個工作坊,主要教授樹木支撐系統應在什麼時候,什麼地方及怎樣安裝。另外亦會教授辨認香港不同樹的方法。 劉文忠先生(LEON LAU)為樹木谷創辦人及總監,「志諾工程」經理.專業資格為ISA註冊樹藝師,PNW ISA 樹木風險評估員.正職為樹木評估員,兼職為導遊及樹木課程導師.為大眾及政府部門提供培訓課程。 Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/pSA5vefZgtS2 Workshop 2 : Tree Support Systems CANTONESE (6 hrs-6 CEUs) Mr. Leon Lau of Hong Kong Tree Society, assisted by Don Picker Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: 10 May 2019 Time: Lectures/Workshop-9:00-12:30;  then meet at Kowloon Park-2:00-4:30 Registration Cost: HK$650 Full Price, HK$600 Early Registration until 26 April In this course, various types of tree support systems will be reviewed and discussed. In addition, many real examples of necessary equipment and methods will be demonstrated in the classroom. Workshop 3: Tree Selection/Installation, Tree Biology, & Natural Target Pruning Techniques (CANTONESE) (6.5 hours-6.5 CEUs) Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: 11 May 2019 Time: 9:00-4:30 Registration Cost: HK$770 Full Price, HK$700 Early Registration until 26 April
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    Workshop 2 : Tree Support Systems CANTONESE (6 hrs-6 CEUs) Mr. Leon Lau of Hong Kong Tree Society, assisted by Don Picker Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: 10 May 2019 Time: Lectures/Workshop-9:00-12:30;  then meet at Kowloon Park-2:00-4:30 Registration Cost: HK$650 Full Price, HK$600 Early Registration until 26 April In this course, various types of tree support systems will be reviewed and discussed. In addition, many real examples of necessary equipment and methods will be demonstrated in the classroom.
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    Workshop 3: Tree Selection/Installation, Tree Biology, & Natural Target Pruning Techniques (CANTONESE) (6.5 hours-6.5 CEUs) Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: 11 May 2019 Time: 9:00-4:30 Registration Cost: HK$770 Full Price, HK$700 Early Registration until 26 April
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    Programme 1: Tree Risk Exposure (Identifying System-Level Risk Exposure)  Instructor: Mr. Mark Duntemann; Duntemann Urban Forestry Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: Wednesday,10 July 2019 Time: 9:00-5:00 Registration Cost: HK$1100 FULL RATE; Early Registration until 31 May 2019- HK$990 A critical element of the ISO’s (International Standard of Operation) risk management process is identifying an organization’s (private or public) risk exposure.  Identifying risk exposure from the trees being managed allows an organization to develop policies that appropriately address the risks identified.  The initial sessions in this module detail a process to identify the range of risk exposures and priorities associated with publicly managed trees.  The final sessions of the day will provide guidance on determining risk thresholds and whether ALARP (As Low As Reasonably Practical) has been achieved.
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    Programme 2: Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA) Exam Preparation Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: Two-Day Study/Review Thursday & Friday,11-12 July 2019 Time: 9:30-4:30 each day Registration Cost: HK$2990 FULL RATE; Early Registration until 31 May 2019- HK$2700 *This is exam preparation training, not the actual exam. Registration for the BCMA exam must be done through the ISA website. Be sure to check your eligibility for taking this exam. www.isa-arbor.com
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    Programme 1: Tree Risk Exposure (Identifying System-Level Risk Exposure)  Instructor: Mr. Mark Duntemann; Duntemann Urban Forestry  Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: Wednesday,10 July 2019 Time: 9:00-5:00 Registration Cost: HK$1100 FULL RATE; Early Registration until 31 May 2019- HK$990 A critical element of the ISO’s (International Standard of Operation) risk management process is identifying an organization’s (private or public) risk exposure.  Identifying risk exposure from the trees being managed allows an organization to develop policies that appropriately address the risks identified.  The initial sessions in this module detail a process to identify the range of risk exposures and priorities associated with publicly managed trees.  The final sessions of the day will provide guidance on determining risk thresholds and whether ALARP (As Low As Reasonably Practical) has been achieved. Programme 2: Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA) Exam Preparation Location: IASHK Space in Fotan Dates: Two-Day Study/Review Thursday & Friday,11-12 July 2019 Time: 9:30-4:30 each day Registration Cost: HK$2990 FULL RATE; Early Registration until 31 May 2019- HK$2700 *This is exam preparation training, not the actual exam. Registration for the BCMA exam must be done through the ISA website. Be sure to check your eligibility for taking this exam. www.isa-arbor.com
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    The ANSI standards represent the industry criteria for performing tree care operations. The standards can be used for general familiarity with professional requirements, as well as for preparation of tree care contract specifications.This ANSI A300 Part 6 addresses the following items:
    • Plant and site inspection
    • Timing of transplanting
    • Determining the root ball size (for transplanting)
    • Digging trees and shrubs
    • Transplanting methods
    • Lifting plants
    • Moving and storage of plants
    • Digging the planting hole
    • Planting woody plants
    • Planting container stock
    • Specific palm planting standards
    • Backfill
    • Post-planting care
    (©2012, softcover, 9 pp.)
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    Part 9 of the American National Standards Institute's ANSI A300 Standards is the first national standard to address risk assessment of trees. (©2011, softcover, 14 pp.)  
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    The 2012 revision of the ANSI Z133 Safety Standard provides the most current criteria in the United States for arborists and other workers engaged in arboricultural operations. The safety requirements in this standard address:
    • General safety
    • Electrical hazard
    • Use of vehicles and mobile equipment
    • Portable power hand tools
    • Hand tools and ladders
    • Work procedures
    This publication provides an essential guide for federal, state, and municipal authorities in drafting regulations. (©2012, softcover, nine annexes, glossary, index, 71 pp.)
  • 2017 ANSI Z133The Z133 Safety Standard was developed for the arboriculture industry under the procedures of the American National Standards Institute. The 2017 revision provides the most current criteria in the United States for arborists and other workers engaged in arboricultural operations:
    • General safety
    • Electrical hazard
    • Use of vehicles and mobile equipment
    • Portable power hand tools
    • Hand tools and ladders
    • Climbing
    • Work procedures
    This publication provides an essential guide for federal, state, and municipal authorities in drafting regulations. (©2017, softcover, ten annexes, glossary, index, 74 pp.)
  • New cover design. This complete guide to the tools and equipment used by arborists, including their specific uses and limitations, is an important resource written by an author with decades of experience on the ground and in the trees. Fully-illustrated, excellent technical information for efficient and safe operations is peppered with many engaging stories about the history of arboriculture. (©1999, softcover, glossary, index, 300 pp.) QUIZ  Designed to accompany the Arborist Equipment guide, ten CEUs* may be earned toward ISA recertification by studying the book, answering all of the quiz questions, returning the answer sheet to ISA, and receiving a score of 80% or greater. (©1997, 12 pp.) By Don Blair