Roseville - Advanced Arboriculture: Using Tree Biomechanics & Decay Interpretation to Evaluate, Test, & Manage Tree Stability featuring Dr. Frank Rinn

@ Martha Riley Community Library
on Thursday, June 07-08, 2018
in Roseville, CA

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Date and Time:

June 7-8, 2018 ~ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Conference Description:

Join us for two days with Frank Rinn! He will present condensed results from working 30 years in developing and applying diagnostic technologies and methods for tree-safety evaluation. The morning session will cover theoretical aspects, wood anatomy, biomechanics, and tree safety evaluation concepts. The afternoon outdoor-session will demonstrate practical applications of visually accessible safety aspects as well as resistance drilling (Day 1) and sonic tomography (Day 2) - in order to understand possibilities and limitations of all these methods.


Day 1:

  • Wood Anatomy
  • Tree Biomechanics
  • Visual Tree Safety Assessment and Evaluation
  • Basics and Limitations of Simple Tree Assessment Technologies
  • Dr. Igor Lacan, Tree and Fungi Interactions
  • Michael-Gerold Neumann, Local Tree Failures in the City of Roseville and Preventative Pruning Techniques
  • Demonstration of ARBOTOM® Sonic Tomography
  • Interpretation of Obtained Results

Day 2:

  • Tree Wind Load
  • Consequences of Reduction Pruning
  • Basics and Limitations of Crown Cabling
  • Basics and Limitations of Advanced Tree Assessment Tech
  • Comparison of Tree Safety Evaluation Concepts
  • Practical Application at the Example Tree
  • Interpretation of Obtained Results and Tree Examination


Day 1:

Early Registration (through May 28th):

$255.00 - WCISA Member

$305.00 - Non-WCISA Member

Regular Registration (on or after May 29th):

$335.00 - WCISA Member

$395.00 - Non-WCISA Member


6.5 - CA / CTW / MS

2.0 - BCMA-M

(Same amount both days)


Martha Riley Community Library
1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95747