Our mission is to improve our community's quality of life by making our urban forest safer and more beautiful through education and proper tree care.
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Robert Walton, Registered Consulting Arborist, talks about Heart Rot Decay on the field day portion of the PTCA's Annual Seminar held in late August.
Dr Ed Gilman, University of Florida, nationally recognized pruning expert, teaches pruning techniques at the PTCA's 14th Annual Seminar.
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HOW THE PTCA BENEFITS OUR COMMUNITY
Educates the general membership and public with articles, talks and display booths dealing with proper tree care.
Conducts hands-on workshops to teach local arborists proper tree care procedures and to train arborists and tree workers for certification by the International Society of Arboriculture.
Sponsors speakers from all areas of the Green Industry to educate the membership and local arborists on such topics as worker's compensation law, contractors law, business management, recycling tree waste, disease and pest control, tree care in other regions of the country, safe equipment operation, electrical hazard safety.
Sponsors CPR/First Aid training for members.
Above is part of the PTCA field day displays
A demonstration of a portable wood mill (below)at the PTCA field day.
Assists in new tree plantings and many Arbor Day projects (see Member News) throughout San Diego county.
Above, Dr. Bruce Fraedrich, vice-president of research with Bartlett Tree, teaches decay detection techniques at the PTCA's 13th Annual Field Day. This 2-day event allows arborists to take the previous day's lecture and see it applied in real situations.
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