Utility Arborist Association

Our vision is to be the leading organization for the enhancement of the utility vegetation management industry.

Upcoming events

    • October 04, 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • November 03, 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Arbor Day Foundation

    Deadline November 3

    Do you know individuals, organizations, or communities going above and beyond in tree planting and environmental practices? The Arbor Day Foundation is seeking nominations for the annual Arbor Day Awards

    • Friend of the Forest Award recognizes a corporation and its leaders for their commitment to using trees and forests to achieve corporate sustainability goals and targets.
    • J. Sterling Morton Award is given to an individual who has had a positive impact on the environment due to his or her lifelong commitment to tree planting and conservation.
    • Headwaters Award celebrates innovative rural or urban programs that support the improvement of water quality and quantity through forestry activities.
    • Champion of Trees Award is awarded for demonstrating exemplary leadership for municipal tree planting and care, natural area stewardship, or arboriculture.
    • Trailblazer Award recognizes an individual under the age of 35 who has demonstrated leadership in forestry, community forestry, research, or tree care.
    • Spirit of Arbor Day Award is bestowed upon an organization or community whose programs and activities plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.

    These awards, presented by the Foundation, recognize conservation efforts such as tree planting and care, Arbor Day celebrations, education, community projects, and roadside beautification on an international, national, state, and community level. Learn more about the awards and their criteria by visiting arborday.org/awards.

    Nominations for 2018 awards will be accepted through November 3, 2017.

    • October 26, 2017
    • 7:00 AM
    • October 27, 2017
    • 12:30 PM
    • 5601 W 78th Street Minneapolis, MN 55439
    • 18
    Registration is closed

    UAA Minnesota Safety Summit 

    The purpose of the UAA Minnesota Safety Summit is to bring together a representative group of utility vegetation management high potential performers with a variety of views and experiences to develop safety champions within our industry that have the ability to positively impact their companies’ safety culture at the crew level and beyond. This summit has been developed to promote the constructive exchange of ideas and information.

    The goal of the summit is to help organizations develop a safety culture that is measurable by reducing incidents. 

    CEU's will be available and you may view the agenda here  

    Hotel Location

    5601 W 78th Street
    Minneapolis, MN 55439

    Hotel reservations can be made here

    Hotel rates are good through Oct 4th 2017

    ** Note: Space is limited and no onsite registration will be available for this event so register early! ** 


    • November 14, 2017
    • 7:00 AM - 5:15 PM
    • Tulsa, Oklahoma

    For the 6th consecutive year, the Utility Arborist Association (UAA) is proud to partner with the Arbor Day Foundation’s Partners in Community Forestry Conference.

    The UAA will be providing a one-day regional meeting with programming for any arborist or community leader who wants to learn more about utility vegetation management. 

    Past topics have included: Integrated Vegetation Management, Safety in the Field, Herbicides, Tree Line USA, Storms and Best Management Practices. 

    We hope you will join us!

    Registration Fees

    $100 for UAA Members

    $140 for non-members

    Hotel Reservation Information

    Hyatt Regency Tulsa 
    100 East 2nd St, Tulsa, OK 74103

    Conference Rate Rooms

    Government Rate Rooms

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