The ISA-RMC Mission Statement

Through outreach and education, foster an appreciation for trees in the Rocky Mountain Region and support the practice, technology and research of arboriculture.

"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces,
I would still plant my apple tree." 
Martin Luther King

Important News and Upcoming Events

New events & announcements have been added to the calendar (Update 9/26/11)


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ISA-RMC Annual Conference

September 29-30, 2011
Marriott Denver South at Park Meadows
2 CECs approved from the Colorado Department of Ag

ISA-RMC Tree Climbing Championship

October 1, 2011
Littleton, Colorado
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International TCC Rules

TCI Expo

November 3-5, 2011
Hartford Marriott Downtown, Connecticut; 800-733-2622

Do you know a True Professional?

ISA is searching for the 2011 True Professionals of Arboriculture: People who reach out and find ways to make the importance of the arborist profession known to everyone they meet.

Click here to download the notice
Click here to download the award basics
Click here to download the award descriptions

Data Toolbox Guide Available

The most useful guide to information needed daily in the Green Industries is now all available in one tabbed manual with 12 sections.  The NEW book is being edited/produced by Donald H. Godi, FASLA, RCA#444 and Zachary Johnson, RLA, CLP, CLT with GreenCO Foundation as the sole distributor.  The prototype was available at ProGreen Expo for viewing and will be available in April.  Pre-orders are being taken at the reduced price of $34.95 (once available, price will be $39.95) plus shipping & handling. Once the book is available, you will be notified and your credit card info taken.
The 12 sections include Calculations & Conversions, Soils, Irrigation & Hydrology, Site Inventory & Analysis, Electrical Systems, Construction, Arboriculture, Planting & Nursery, Masonry & Concrete, Site Planning & Design, Lumber & Timber, and Appendices.
This 5 1/2” X 8 1/2” tabbed book should prove to be a valuable resource for years to come for students, designers, consultants & contractors. Order your copy today by calling 303 850-7587.

Local Green Enthusiast’s 12th Ride in America’s
Largest Fundraiser for Trees

Aurora plant pathologist to cycle across the Northeast in the STIHL Tour des Trees

(AURORA, Colo.) – Steve Geist, a local plant pathologist with Swingle Lawn Tree and Landscape care, will devote a week of his summer to ride in the STIHL Tour des Trees, a weeklong, 500-mile, cross-country cycling event. Read Full Press Release

Online testing now available in our Chapter for the Arborist Certification Exam!!!

Click here (Online Testing Sites) to see the locations in your state, or click here ( to be connected to the complete listing of testing sites.  Please note – once you complete your application for online testing, you will receive information on how to take the exam.  Remember to sign-up with the International office!

Any questions, please call the Chapter office 303-756-1815 or International 888-472-8733.

Tour des Trees Film

The highly anticipated Tour des Trees film has been posted on Current TV! Just click the link below and you'll be taken directly to it. This is a great rider recruitment tool.

Getting Current

Check out the Calendar page for more information on upcoming ISA events. We are also in the process of listing all upcoming exams and certifications on our Calendar of Exams.  We have updated our current publications, and a complete list of available literature can be found on the Publications page. Interested in joining the Rocky Mountain Chapter of ISA? Please have a look at the new information for Prospective Members on our membership page to learn about who we are and what we have to offer!

With over 16,000 members in thirty-five chapters worldwide, the International Society of Arboriculture is the largest and most influential tree care education and research organization in the world. The Rocky Mountain Chapter represents the interests of over 500 ISA members in the states of Colorado, Montana, New Mexico and Wyoming. The International Society of Arboriculture - Rocky Mountain Chapter is devoted to improving the care and understanding of trees in the Rocky Mountain Region, and to promoting professionalism in Arboriculture.

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