Arboriculture Australia Ltd., in conjunction with state and national industry bodies, have recently released the first in the new Minimum Industry Standard series.
These industry peer-reviewed documents describe the skills, knowledge and equipment with which competent practitioners should be familiar. Please visit the Arboriculture Australia website or check out this MIS information brochure. The first four MIS books are available from the Arboriculture Australia shop or from your local state or territory arb association.
Just finished up with the annual Vermeer ArborSeries, which this year focused on aerial rescue. Initial concern that the topic of rescue would not be a draw card was completely misplaced – we had a fantastic turnout, and a lot of enthusiasm for a topic that I hope will be completely useless… or rather that no-one will ever need to use it.
And off to Sacramento tomorrow, for another presentation, this time for SherrillTree’s ArborFest West. Presenting on MRS and SRS, with Derrick Martin from PA. Going to be an interesting event, and a great trip…