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
- Many thanks to all who volunteered their time and attended the 2014 MAC-ISA Tree Climbing Championship Masters' Invitational, Saturday, October 25, at Algonkian Park! Congratulations to our champions: James Earhart and Jocelyn Lohse! For other results click here.
- 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 Arborist Certification Courses: Charlottesville, VA, December 9-11 is now full. Our next course is March 16-18 in Rockville, MD. Online registration for 2015 courses coming in December.
- MAC-ISA TRAQ courses for 2015 are scheduled. Registration coming soon Click here for more information.
Pictures of last TRAQ Course in VA Beach Courtesy of Laurie Fox
- 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.
- Upgraded ISA on-line Learning Center goes live on November 4th. 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.