Conference Information

Healthy Arborist, Healthy Trees, Thriving Communities

February 10-11, 2022

Advance your understanding and training while obtaining continuing education units (CEUs) from the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA), and the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA). Society of American Foresters (SAF) Network with your peers and learn from leaders in the broad field of Arboriculture like Dr. John Ball, Dr. Kathleen Wolf, Dr. Matt Ritter, Dr. Gary Johnson, Ross Shrigley, Dr. Shaku Nair, and more.

ISA Certification

The tests offered are for Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, and Certified Tree Worker. More information on taking an ISA Certification Exam.

The exam registration deadline is January 24, 2022.  The exam date is February 9, 2022, at 1:00 pm with a check-in time of 12:30 pm. The exam will be at the Embassy Suites by Hilton.  Details here.

For ISA Exam Prep, contact Eric Bishop 505.991.1846


If you are an individual with a disability who needs auxiliary aid for service to participate in this meeting please contact Think Trees NM or call 505.243.1386 by January 6, 2022.

Agencies and Associations offering CEUs

For In-Person Attendees: Daily Sign Up Sheets at Conference

  • NMDA Pesticide License 4+ CEUs (this meets an individual's annual requirement to renew their license)
  • ISA
    • Certified Arborist:  11.5
    • Utility Arborist:  4
    • Climber Specialist:  2
    • Aerial Lift Specialist:  1
    • Municipal Specialist:  6.5
    • Board Certified Master Arborist:  11.5
  • SAF - Category1: 11
  • NMASLA quantity of CEUs to be determined

For Live Streaming Attendees: Method to verify attendance to be announced at the conference

  • NMDA Pesticide License 4+ CEUs (this meets an individual's annual requirement to renew their license)
  • ISA only offers CEUs to In-Person Attendees
  • NMASLA waiting for authorization
  • SAF waiting for authorization

The Annual Conference will be held at:

1000 Woodward Pl. NE
Albuquerque, NM  87102
Front Desk:  505.245.7100
Reservations:  1.888.728.3025

Take advantage of the special Think Trees room rates! For government rates, please call the hotel directly.