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ARB Training ePulse
January 2021
 
 
Online Learning
 
 

Join us for the first webinar of 2021!

 

Great trees of Offa’s Dyke and Polish mothers on tree stumps

With Rob McBride and Cecylia Malik

 

Wednesday 13th January, 6pm (UK)

 

FREE LIVE WEBINAR

 
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Great trees of Offa’s Dyke and Polish mothers on tree stumps
 

With Rob McBride (Tree Hunter) and Cecylia Malik (Kraków-based visual artist, performer, painter, and activist).

Join us for our first webinar of the year with two inspirational and intriguing speakers.

 
 
Rob McBride
 

Rob McBride

(Tree Hunter)

 

Great Trees of Offa’s Dyke – Trees, people, culture

 
 
Cecylia Malik
 
 

Cecylia Malik

(Kraków-based visual artist, performer, painter, and activist)

 

Polish Mothers on Tree Stumps

 
 
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Covid-19: Safe working practices in arboriculture
 

Covid-19: Safe working practices in arboriculture

 

This guidance is intended to support businesses and employers helping their staff to continue working safely during the coronavirus pandemic in line with public health guidance on social distancing.

 
Guidance >
 

Other useful information

 

Arb specific Covid-19 risk assessment templates and other resources are also available.

 
Arb resources >
 

The latest Government Guidance following the PM’s announcement 4th Jan 2021 – can be found here:

 
Government Guidance >
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New Safety Guides
 

New Safety Guides Available to Download

 

The Association has released a suite of free to download Safety Guides and checklists, linked to our new series of Technical Guides.

These safety guides have been developed to help operators and those responsible for their supervision to identify the key safety points in all activities involving tree work at height.

Each guide relates to specific activities detailed in the Technical Guide of the same title and provides notes on good practice and are set out as a check list which may be helpful in considering what you need to do.

 
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AA Live Online Courses
 

Live Online Courses for 2021

Available to book now

 

We’re pleased to bring some of our most popular courses online for the start of 2021.

You can now book courses for the new year on everything from Arb Knowledge to Tree Pests and Diseases. This live training has been adapted to match the standards of our face-to-face training, without you needing to leave the office.

 
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Arboricultural Knowledge

 

A one-day ‘signposting’ course to help arborists improve their understanding of arboriculture’s wide range of knowledge topics: tree ident, physiology, pruning, decay, biomechanics and much more.

 
4 February 2021 >
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Basic Tree Survey and Inspection

 

A one-day Lantra Awards accredited course for those who want to obtain the skills and know-how that will enable them to recognise basic hazards and report onwards.

 
18 January 2021 >
 
9 February 2021 >
 
15 March 2021 >
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BS5837: Tree Surveying & Categorisation

 

This course, split over two half-day sessions, will provide delegates with the information necessary to undertake a tree survey and categorise trees in accordance with BS5837.

 
22 January 2021 >
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Getting To Grips With Subsidence

 

A specialised one-day course for tree officers, arboricultural consultants, contractors and other arboricultural professionals who may be required to manage tree-related subsidence cases.

 
22 February 2021 >
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Risk Assessment for Commercial Arboriculture

 
1 March 2021 >
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Subsidence Investigation Workshop

 
22 March 2021 >
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Tree Pests, Diseases and Disorders

 
1 February 2021 >
 
24 March 2021 >
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Global Perspectives on Urban Forestry

Our last webinar of 2020 is now available to watch for a limited time

 
Global Perspectives on Urban Forestry
 
 
Watch now >
 

 
 
Women In Arb Coffee Morning
 

Virtual Coffee Morning

 

14 January 2021 @ 11am

 

21 January 2021 @ 11am

 

The Women in Arboriculture Group presents this chance to have an informal chat and discuss issues that we all face within the industry. A great opportunity to meet like minded people and create connections.

 
Register for 14 Jan >
 
Register for 21 Jan >
 

 
 
Tree Risk and the Topping Debate
 

Tree Risk and the Topping Debate

With Jeremy Barrell and Andrew Koeser

 

Catch up now on our most popular webinar of 2020 and with Jeremy Barrell and Andrew Koeser. Almost 700 attendees watched the live event.

 
Watch now >
 

 
 

Did COVID-19 impact your OPM management?

Forestry Commission survey

 
Did COVID-19 impact your OPM management?
 

The survey has 25 questions which should take you about 10-15 minutes to complete. To respond please click through on this link:

 
Take the survey
 
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JOIN TODAY

 
Join the home of Arboriculture
 

Join today to enjoy over 40 hours of CPD instantly in the Arboricultural Association members online learning portal.

 
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Arboricultural Association Student Book Prize

 
Arboricultural Association Student Book Prize Launched
 

Thanks to a generous anonymous donation, we are pleased to launch a new prize aimed at celebrating careers in arboriculture. The two winning student members will receive 3 of the top publications from the Arboricultural Association book shop.

 
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Forest Research Tree Specification Survey
 

Forest Research Tree Specification Survey

Does your organisation buy OR specify batches of trees/plants?

 

Please spare 10 minutes to fill in & share this survey and help shape policies on promoting best practice, minimising supply bottlenecks and reducing pests & diseases.

 
Take the survey >
 

 
 
Forestry Commission: South West Plant Health ‘Lunch & Learn’ Webinars
 

Forestry Commission:

South West Plant Health ‘Lunch & Learn’ Webinars

 

The Forestry Commission have annually run a well-attended plant health conference where we bring together experts to update you on the latest information about the pests and diseases affecting UK trees. In 2021 they will be moving these online and taking the opportunity to split the event up into bite sized chunks across February.

You can book for all four sessions, or as many as you are able to attend.

 
Register for Free >
 

 
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