Training

Our next Tree Care for Birds Wildlife Arborist training webinar includes two live sessions and homework in-between. Webinar dates are: 4 November and 2 December 2021

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One-hour presentations on our Best Management Practices are possible upon request based on the availability of our speakers and travel requirements.

Educational Video


Tree Care for Wildlife Educational Video in Spanish

Migratory Bird Treaty Act

1 hour video recorded in 2020 where Special Agent Efren Chavez (USFWS) presents on federal wildlife laws and answers questions about the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and M Opinion


Nevada Wildlife and Pre-work Inspections

1 hour video recorded Aug 19, 2020 where Ryan Gilpin, Jessica Heitt (NDOW) and Jessica Wolff (NDOW) discuss wildlife, laws and best practices that are important for arborists in Nevada.


Arizona Rehabilitation and Buffers

1 hour video recorded Aug 25, 2020 Ryan Gilpin and Laura Hackett (Liberty Wildlife) discuss wildlife, laws and best practices that are important for arborists in Arizona. They focus on buffers and wildlife emergencies.


California Pre-work Inspections

1 hour video recorded Aug 19, 2020 where Ryan Gilpin and Courtney McCammon (CJ Biomonitoring) discuss wildlife, laws and best practices that are important for arborists in California. They focus on determining the level of training recommended based on the habitat value and breeding season and performing pre-work inspections.


California Buffers and Emergencies

1.25 hour video recorded Aug 26, 2020 https://youtu.be/cOSvKpucEww - Ryan Gilpin and Courtney McCammon (CJ Biomonitoring) discuss wildlife best practices that are important for arborists in California. They focus on establishing buffers and details that are important to consider when establishing buffers.


White Terns

1.5 hour video recorded on Aug 20, 2020 Tiana Bolson (DLNR), Angela Liu (Aloha Arborist Association) and Rich Downs (Hui Manu-o-Ku) discuss the white tern a threatened seabird that nests in highly urban areas on O’ahu. They summarize the Tree Care Guidelines and Best Practices for Manu-o-Ku Breeding Sites.


Hawaiian Hoary Bat

1.25 hour video recorded on Aug 27, 2020 Ryan Gilpin and Ilana Nimz (Wildlife Biologist and Arborist) discuss the Hawaiian hoary bat, non-native Hawaiian birds, and the Wildlife Best Management Practices.


Pruning Practices to Manage Risk and Enhance Wildlife

Criteria for Tree Care for Wildlife Training

Programs that include the BMPs and wish to receive endorsement from the Tree Care for Birds project need to include the criteria provided here.

Click to download criteria document

Endorsement requests may be submitted to: gillian.martin@cavityconservation.com