Welcome to MAC-ISA
The MAC-ISA is a non-profit professional organization of arborists, urban foresters, and others involved in the caring of trees.Our membership is made up of people from commercial, utility municipal sectors, educational institutions and other green industry related fields.Our mission is to promote a culture of safety while fostering education and research that supports the care and benefits of trees. Our chapter area includes District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.
News and Events
- Next 2015 MAC-ISA Arborist Certification Course: March 16-18 in Rockville, MD. Online registration for 2015 courses now open. Click here to view class dates and register.
- MAC-ISA TRAQ courses for 2015 are now open for registration. Click here for more information, dates and registration form.
Pictures of last TRAQ Course in VA Beach Courtesy of Laurie Fox
2015 TOUR DES TREES Registration opens January 12. Cycle the Sunshine State this Fall with the STIHL Tour des Trees from Orlando to Ft. Lauderdale, October 25 - 31, 2015. Registration opens Jan 12 at www.stihltourdestrees.org. Find out more about the tour by clicking here.
- Bonnie Appleton Memorial Fund Update: We have now raised almost 50% of our goal! HELP US REACH OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL OF $100,000 to endow this scholarship. We need your help to finish our goal! Please donate. Read more under our TREE Fund link.
- Upgraded ISA on-line Learning Center is now live! Click here to see the updated on-line Learning Center where you can take courses and earn CEUs.
- Click on these links to ISA for the latest in tree care information. Beware of summer storm damage to your trees. Do not clean up near downed power lines. Contact a certified arborist to help you with clean up. To hire a certified arborist in the Mid-Atlantic go to www.goodtreecare.com.