California Tree Failure Report Program - Fullerton

@ Fullerton Community Center
on Wednesday, March 21, 2018
in Fullerton, CA

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Day & Time

Wednesday - 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Course Description

Join us for our annual California Tree Failure Report Program at Fullerton Community Center! This year we'll be talking about the importance of TRAQ, tree risk assessments using drones, and risk assessments of fire damaged trees. We'll cover sudden branch drop, black oak failure, and Bunya-Bunya bonk! Take the train from LA or San Diego the Fullerton Amtrak Station is a 5 minute walk to the community center (flat surface)!

To be considered to present a case study submit it to Larry Costello at


7:30am Registration
8:00am Welcome and Introductions
Larry Costello, Oracle Oak LLC, San Francisco, CA
8:15am Tree Failure Case Studies (2)
8:45am Risk Assessments for Trees Damaged by Fire
James MacNair, Consulting Arborist, MacNair and Associates, Glen Ellen, CA
9:30am Break
9:45am Rising Above: Using drones for risk assessments
Dan Staley, Arbor Drone, Aurora, CO
10:30am The Bunya-Bunya Bonk: No, it’s not a dance
Dr. Jim Clark, Consulting Arborist, HortScience, Inc., Pleasanton, CA
11:00am Black Oak Failure: The inside story
Denice Britton-Smith, Consulting Arborist, CalTLC, Napa, CA
Joe McNeil, Consulting Arborist, Pleasant Hill, CA
11:45pm Lunch Provided
12:45pm Preventing Sudden Branch Drop: A field-based assessment
Robert Wallace, Consulting Arborist, Tree Life Concerns Inc., Simi Valley, CA
1:30pm To TRAQ or not to TRAQ? Conducting risk assessments for large populations of trees
John Leffingwell, Consulting Arborist, HortScience Inc., Pleasanton, CA
2:30pm CEU Sign Out
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs

Early Registration (through 3/11/18):

  • $120 - WCISA Member
  • $145 - Non-WCISA Member
  • $70 - Student/Senior

Regular Registration (on or after 3/12/18):

  • $160 - WCISA Member
  • $190 - Non-WCISA Member
  • $70 - Student/Senior


  • 5.0 - CA/CTW/MS
  • 5.0 - BCMA-M

Fullerton Community Center
340 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832