​Fall Conference

October 24, 2019

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Continuing Education & Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108

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2019 Fall Conference
Arbor Ethics: Arborists Aspiring To Do The Right Thing​


Our actions as arborists leave lasting impacts on the communities we serve. How do our arboricultural methods interact with the surrounding environment? What ecological considerations can we implement into our best practices? What’s the deal with hazard tree assessments? Is managing an excellent municipal forestry program on a budget even possible? Explore perspectives on these questions and more at MSA fall conference, as we delve into the world of Arbor Ethics: arborists aspiring to do the right thing.

In the world of arboriculture, we never stop learning. New data and sage wisdom continually arise to inform our outlook and methods. Come share in the conversation and be inspired with ideas to take back to your workplace.

Topics include:
-Ecosystem approaches in urban forest management
-Treecare impacts on pollinators
-Tree law and hazard tree assessments
-Effective management of a municipal forestry budget
-Woodland stewardship​

Also featuring:
-Urban wood utilization showcase – see how Minnesota folks are repurposing removed trees! If you have a project you’d like to share, click here for more details and to sign-up.
-Recycled Gear & A Beer – bring your ideas about how to repurpose and reuse your work gear during our post-event social hour. And also have a beer.​


6.5 ISA CEUs available
Qualifies for MN Tree Inspector Recertification ​


$150 non-member, $130 member, $40 student (must provide proof of student status)

You can checkout with a credit card or choose to receive an invoice to pay by cash or check. 


Complimentary parking is reserved for conference attendees in Lot S-104, located just to the east of the conference center. ​ 

Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be issued for cancellations after October 17, 2019.