Society of Municipal Arborists

The Society of Municipal Arborists builds the confidence, competence and camaraderie of professionals who manage trees and forests to create and sustain more livable communities.

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Registration Closes 12/1/17 or When Full


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EAB Position Paper & Toolbox

As Emerald Ash Borer continues to ravage the ash populations of many North American communities, the SMA Board, under the leadership of President John McNeil and with the help of the SMA Past Presidents' Council, has undertaken to provide our members with the greatest possible range of information to assist in planning for the tiny, green pest.


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The Roundtable format was a suggestion from Dr. Nina Bassuk that we took and ran with. Each Roundtable contains advice and anecdotes from on average 8 to 10 professionals. We would like the Roundtables to be more freely available. They hold up! Be sure to "Read More" in this section to view all our Roundtable selections.

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2017 SMA Urban Tree of the Year:
Chestnut Oak

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Steven J. Baskauf

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Sponsorship of Municipal Forestry Programs & Events

Article by Owen Croy, Manager of Parks and
Mary Rukavina, Special Events Manager, City of Surrey, British Columbia
Photos by R. Chapman
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