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
- Register now for the 2015 MAC-ISA Chapter Tree Climbing Championship! This year's event will be held on April 18 at Ridgeview Park in Waynesboro, VA. Space is limited to 35 climbers and we only have a few spaces left. The winner(s) (male/female) will represent the Mid Atlantic Chapter at the 2016 ITCC in Texas. Click here to register now or download a form here! Exhibitors and sponsors: Spaces are available! Click here for a form.
- Next 2015 MAC-ISA Arborist Certification Course: March 16-18 in Rockville, MD is now FULL. To view other class date and register go to our certification page.
- MAC-ISA TRAQ courses for 2015 are now open for registration. Click here for more information, dates and registration form. The Reston TRAQ class is now FULL.
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.
- To hire a certified arborist in the Mid-Atlantic go to www.goodtreecare.com.