Conference

VAFHP-LogoPlans are underway for the 24th Annual Conference to be held in 2016!  The conference will take place January 25-26, 2016 at the Inn at VA Tech in Blacksburg, VA.                                                  —- VAFHP Steering Committee

Our 2016 Conference will proceed as planned, please check back here for any future updates.

Pesticide Recertification Credits

Virginia2 (Forest), 3A (Ornamental), 6 (Right-of-Way), 9 (Regulatory), 10 (Demonstration and Research), 60 (Registered Tech).

Maryland: 8 credits offered for 2 (Forest), 3A (Ornamental- Exterior), 6 (Right-of-Way & Weed), 9 (Regulatory), 10 (Demonstration & Research), 13 (Aerial).

North Carolina: 5 credits offered (3 credits for day 1, 2 for day 2) for G (Forest Pest Control), N (Demonstration and Research), D (Dealer), X (Private Pesticide Applicator).

Pennsylvania: On Day 1: 5 credits for:  PC (Private Category), 05 (Forest Pest Control), 18 (Demonstration and Research), 23 (Park/School Pest Control).   On Day 2: 6 credits for: 18 (Demonstration and Research), 23 (Park/School Pest Control); 4 credits for: PC (Private Category), 05 (Forest Pest Control); 2 credits for: 10 (Right-of-Way and Weeds); 1 credit for: 00 (Core), 11 (Household/Health Related), 16 (Public Health-Invertebrate Pest).

Tennessee: On Day 1: 5 points for: C02– (Forest Pest Control), C03– (Ornamental & Turf), C10– (Demo & Research), C12– (Pesticide Dealer).  On Day 2: 3 points for: C02– (Forest Pest Control), C03– (Ornamental & Turf), C10– (Demo & Research), C12– (Pesticide Dealer); 1 credit for: C06– (Right of Way).

West Virginia: On Day 1: 12 credits for: 3 (Forest Pest Control), 4A (Ornamental and Turf Outdoors), 7 (Right-of-Way/Industrial Weed), 10 (Regulatory), 11 (Demonstration & Research), 13C (Hardwood Tree Release). On Day 2: 7 credits for: 10 (Regulatory), 11 (Demonstration & Research); 6 credits for: 3 (Forest Pest Control), 4A (Ornamental and Turf Outdoors), 7 (Right-of-Way/Industrial Weed), 13C (Hardwood Tree Release).

District of Columbia3A  Exterior Ornamental Plants Control and 3C Interior Ornamental Plants Control

Continuing Education Credits

International Society of Arboriculture: Day 1: 6.25 CEU’s for Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, TW Climber Specialist; 3.5 for BCMA – Science; 1.5 for BCMA – Management; 1.25 for BCMA- Practice.  Day 2: 3.5 CEU’s for Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist, Municipal Specialist, TW Climber Specialist; 1.5 for BCMA – Science, BCMA – Practice; .5 for BCMA – Management

Society of American Foresters: Day 1: 6 CFE credits, Day 2: 3 CFE credits

 

2015 Steering Committee

President: Rachel Habig-Myers, Fairfax County Urban Forest Management
Vice President: Joan Allen, Fairfax County Urban Forest Management
Secretary: Lori Chamberlin, Virginia Department of Forestry
Treasurer: Ian Treggett, Stafford County

Members at Large:

Charles Layton, Fairfax County Urban Forest Management
Chris Anderson, White House Farm Foundation
Jerry Dieruf, Terra Green 
Adam Downing, Virginia Cooperative Extension
Dane Kielsgard, Fairfax County Urban Forest Management
Valerie Huelsman, Prince William County
Rachel Griesmer-Zakhar, Fairfax County Urban Forest Management
Matt Brinckmann, The American Chestnut Foundation