International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) | Click here
Some great information from our friends at the ISA
New Zealand Arboricultural Association (NZARB) | Click here
Heaps of good stuff from across the ditch!
Mid North Coast Arb Association (MNCA) | Click here
The Tree Guild of Western Australia (TGWA) | Click here
Victorian Tree Industry Organisation (VTIO) | Click here
South Australian Society of Arboriculture (SASA) | Click here
Sherwood Arboretum | Click here
The Arboricultural Association (AA) | Click here
Very comprehensive website from our UK cousins.
Redlands Council: Planning and Development (PD) Online | Click here
Great search tool for consultants who are looking for habitat, heritage (etc) overlays
Veteran Tree Group Australia (VTGA) | Click here
The VTGA is a group of passionate people committed to ensuring the long term future of significant trees in Australia. The website is a labour of love...you may find a tree here that you see every day, and look at it in a whole new light.
Tree Habitat Creation Video | Click here
Bob The Bee Man | Click here
Excellent information on conserving our Native Stingless Bees.
Waterwise Plant Selector | Click here
From the Australian Institute of Horticulture (AIH):
A water-efficient garden is designed to meet your lifestyle needs without wasting water, regardless of your local climate. Benefits of a water-efficient garden often include reduced water bills and garden running costs, and less maintenance. The Waterwise Plant Selector (plant selector) can help you find waterwise plants for your garden.
A to Z of Significant Plant Pests and Diseases | Click here
Pest & Disease information from the DAF website
Pests and Diseases of Forests & Wood | Click here
More information from the DAF website
Queensland Poisons Information Centre | Click here
This site from the Queensland Government tells you all you need to know about the bites, stings, poisonous plants and other nasties you might come across in your day-to-day work.
Graduate Certificate in Arboriculture | Click here
The popular Graduate Certificate in Arboriculture is continuing at the University of Melbourne Burnley Campus in 2016. In terms of AQF levels the Graduate Certificate is Level 8, between a Bachelor Degree (Level 7) and a Masters Degree (Level 9). You must complete all 4 subjects to get the Graduate Certificate in Arboriculture qualification. The course is part time, and most students complete the course in 2 years. The subjects can be done in any order. The cost per subject is approximately $3200. On completion of the Graduate Certificate in Arboriculture you can gain entry into the Master of Urban Horticulture and you may get credit for the four GCA subjects in the MUH, depending on your prior studies.
There are four subjects:
- Urban Tree Growth & Function
- Managing Urban Trees
- Tree Identification and Selection
- Urban Tree Health
You must complete all four subjects to get the Graduate Certificate in Arboriculture: You can do one subject a year, or all four subjects in a year. You can do the subjects in any order.
Contact the academic coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rainforest Rescue | Click here
Rainforest Rescue is a not-for-profit organisation that has been protecting and restoring rainforests in Australia and internationally since 1998 by providing opportunities for individuals and businesses to Protect Rainforests Forever.
Our projects re-establish rainforests through planting, maintenance and restoration programs, as well as purchasing and protecting high conservation value rainforest and preserving its biodiversity.