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So far Erin Demers has created 20 blog entries.

Utility Arborist Trainings in California

TCIA would like to congratulate the most recent graduates of UpSkill California’s Utility Arborist Training! The graduates participated in a five-week, 200-hour program developed by industry experts, in partnership with Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and Butte College. UpSkill California, a [...]

2023-05-19T13:01:05+00:00March 14th, 2023|Education|

Women in Tree Care: Merit Scholarship Recipients

The Women in Tree Care Pre-Conference continued its momentum at TCI EXPO 2022 with a full day of education, breakout sessions, and networking. The symposium is an important workshop to many within the tree care industry as it works to provide [...]

2023-05-19T13:01:33+00:00December 15th, 2022|Education, Event|

Coming Soon! Vegetation Management Pre-Inspector Training

The Training Resource Center at College of the Sequoias will be offering Pre-Inspector Level 1 Training. This training was designed to educate participants to patrol power lines to ensure vegetation clearance in accordance with safety regulations. Participants will cover a variety [...]

2023-05-19T13:01:57+00:00November 2nd, 2022|Apprenticeship, Education|

Utility Line Clearance Arborist Training: College of the Sequoias

The Training Resource Center at College of the Sequoias offers a Utility Line Clearance Arborist Training. This five-week, 200-hour program offers trainees an opportunity to develop best practices, skills, and knowledge required for a career as a Utility Line Clearance Arborist. [...]

2023-05-19T13:02:09+00:00November 2nd, 2022|Apprenticeship, Education|

Boston Power Corps: Get Paid to Train for Green Jobs

PowerCorps Boston is a paid ($15.75/hour) workforce development program that uses environmental service as a way to teach career and technical skills. Through a mix of classroom learning and, in the field/hands on learning program, participants will have the opportunity to [...]

2023-05-19T13:02:19+00:00October 31st, 2022|Apprenticeship, Education|

UMass Amherst/Stockbridge School of Agriculture Visit

TCIA's Manager of Workforce Recruitment & Retention, Erin Demers, spoke with arboriculture students at UMass Amherst and the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. Erin was invited by Kristina Bezanson, lecturer of Principles of Arboriculture [...]

2023-05-19T13:02:36+00:00October 26th, 2022|Education|

Openlands Arborist Registered Apprenticeship

Founded in 1963, Openlands is an environmental conservation organization that works in the Chicagoland region to connect people to nature where they live. The Openlands Arborist Registered Apprenticeship (ARA) is the first and only DOL-approved arboriculture apprenticeship program in the state [...]

2023-05-19T13:02:44+00:00October 7th, 2022|Apprenticeship|
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