Silverton, OR (April 22, 2008)- The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (PNW-ISA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting proper tree care. The PNW-ISA is a chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture, a worldwide organization with more than 20,000 members. Geographically, this chapter is one of the largest ISA chapters, encompassing the province of British Columbia and the states of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. In terms of members, the PNW-ISA is the second largest chapter, with more than 1600 members.
The Pacific Northwest Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture particularly focuses on developing qualified arborists. Their certification program is a voluntary effort among professionals in the tree care industry to establish a meaningful standard of quality in arboricultural work, promote and encourage continuing education, and provide the public with a mechanism for identifying qualified arborists.
For homeowners and property owners, they provide helpful tips for how to plant and care for trees. They also provide lists of certified arborists in your area if you wish to consult with one.
For more information, visit Pacific Northwest Chapter of the ISA.