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
- During this busy time of the year, especially with all the snow we have received in a large part of our mid atlantic chapter, we would like to remind you that safety is of utmost importance each and every day. Stay healthy, stay warm and be safe!
- NEW: We posted our 2015 Annual Report as well as our Strategic Plan 2016-2018 and our Operating Plan.
- Mark your calendar for the 2016 Tree Climbing Championship, April 16 at Wildwood Park in Mt Airy, MD. Click here for more information, climber registration and sponsor/exhibitor registration.
- 2016 MAC-ISA Arborist Certification Courses: Click here for our 2016 schedule. Register now!
- MAC-ISA TRAQ courses - Click here for a schedule of our 2016 classes and register now! These classes fill very quickly. The March 8-10, Frederick, MD is already full but the next class is scheduled May 31-June 2 in Charlottesville, VA. Register now and click here for more information.
- Bonnie Appleton Memorial Fund Update: 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.
- To hire a certified arborist in the Mid-Atlantic go to www.goodtreecare.com.