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
- A big thanks to all who attended the 2014 MAC-ISA Annual Meeting in Blacksburg, VA. A special thanks to our sponsors! Thanks also to all the volunteers, speakers, and exhibitors. We could not have done it without you!
- 2014 MAC-ISA Tree Climbing Championship Masters' Invitational, Saturday, October 25, 2014, Algonkian Park, Sterling, VA. Start time: 8:30. For information about the park go to: http://nvrpa.org/park/algonkian. For more information on the TCC click here.
- 2014 MAC-ISA Arborist Certification Courses: Charlottesville, VA, December 9-11. Register now online or download 2014 brochure!
- MAC-ISA TRAQ course Virginia Beach Course November 5-7 is now full. Click here for more information. 2015 classes are being planned.
- Bonnie Appleton Memorial Fund: HELP US REACH OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL OF $100,000 before the end of the year to endow this scholarship. Read more under our TREE Fund link.
- 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.