Conference Information

Drought, Wildfire and Resilience

February 9 - 10, 2023

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. Paul Ries, Randy Lyle, Dr. John Formby, Dana Coelho, and others.


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: More information to come.

  • NMDA Pesticide License 4 CEUs (this meets an individual's annual requirement to renew their license)
  • ISA
    • Certified Arborist: 10
    • Utility Arborist: 1
    • Climber Specialist: 1
    • Aerial Lift Specialist: 1
    • Municipal Specialist: 9
    • Board Certified Master Arborist: 10
  • SAF - Category1: 12 CFEs
  • NMASLA Self Reporting

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)
  • NMASLA Self Reporting
  • SAF - Category1: 12 CFEs

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 23, 2023.  The exam date is February 8, 2023, at 12:00 pm with a check-in time of 11:30 am. The exam will be at the Embassy Suites by Hilton.  Details here.

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.