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International Tree CLimbing Championship Series

LATEST NEWS

Update: Mechanical Devices Approved for Stationary Rope Systems

In an effort to offer the latest in innovation for climbing equipment and techniques, ISA has clarified terms and approvals for stationary rope systems. Please view the complete update.

December Arborist News Available Online

Get information on pruning systems, fruit tree pests and diseases, Climbers' Corners, Abiotic and Biotic Stress Complexes, and Getting Work Done in the Urban Forest.

ISA Accepting Nominations for International Awards of Distinction

Nominate someone for an Award of Distinction, ISA's highest honors, by Friday, 3 February. Learn more about the award categories and access a nomination form online today.

Black Diamond Recalls Climbing Ascenders Due to Fall Hazard

The Index Ascenders’ rivet holding the toothed cam can release, allowing the Ascender to slide on the rope or become detached from the rope, posing a risk of injury or death to climbers from a fall.

Statement Regarding Request for Approval of the IMP

ISA is pleased to allow use in ISA TCCs of the IMP in all but one configuration indicated in the User Instructions. Use of the Rope Retrieval configuration will not be permitted in ISA TCCs due to the extreme nature of the competition environment. Please read the entire statement from ISA.

Congratulations 2016 ETCC Champions

Congratulations to 2016 ETCC Champions Peter Vergote of Belgium and Josephine Hedger of the UK. See all the results and a list of event winners online now.

August Arborist News Online

Featuring contributing authors that will be presenting at the ISA Annual International Conference in Fort Worth. Also find out how to submit an abstract for the 2017 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

Student Participation Opportunities at ISA Annual International Conference

Students apply today to be an ISA Student Ambassador or for an AREA Travel Grant and get the opportunity to attend the ISA Annual International Conference in Washington, DC. Apply online today!

Information regarding possible cracks on Petzl ASAP LOCK

During routine equipment inspections one customer detected cracks on the stainless steel arms on three ASAP LOCK. These three defective products will be returned to Petzl for analysis.

Do you know a True Professional of Arboriculture?

If you know someone who demonstrates the qualities of a True Professional, nominate them as an ISA True Professional of Arboriculture. Nominations are due by 3 February, 2017. Learn more and access the nomination form online today.

Safety is Critical Requirement when Looking to Hire an Arborist for Tree Care

Tree work can be dangerous. The International Society of Arboriculture reminds consumers to choose professional arborists who are well-trained in safety and industry best practices.

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 21, 2017 - January 21, 2017

City of Tyler Arbor Day

July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017

2017 International Tree Climbing Championship

October 20, 2017 - October 22, 2017

2017 North American Tree Climbing Championship

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