Arboriculture Boot Camp.


IMG_4529Arboriculture Boot Camp Comes to You!

Customizable training for:

  • Tree Service Companies

  • Landscape Architecture Firms

  • Municipalities

  • And more…

Clients include:

  • City of Fremont (Preferred Tree Contractor Training), in collaboration with ReScape California

  • Solano County Grounds Department

  • Marin County Parks and Open Space

  • Arborist Now tree service company

  • Bay Area Arborist Co-operative

Private tutoring also available.

Prepare for the ISA Certified Arborist Exam, or improve your own professional knowledge. Get motivated, get thinking, and network with other dedicated professionals! ISA, DPR CEUs can be applied for. Class is taught in English. 


Ellyn Shea (Organizer, Instructor) is an ISA Certified Arborist and Qualified Tree Risk Assessor,
ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist, garden coach and horticultural educator. Her diverse professional experience includes landscape gardening, bookkeeping, teaching abroad, community urban forestry and arboricultural consulting. With Dr. Larry Costello, she co-produced the 2012 instructional video Training Young Trees used in Master Gardener classes throughout the country. She teaches home gardeners and gives tree tours regularly for local nonprofits Friends of the Urban Forest, Canopy, and Garden for the Environment. Ellyn is also known as the go-to source for Certified Arborist Exam prep in the San Francisco Bay Area, after putting on several “Arboriculture Boot Camp” workshops since 2008. She was a regular contributor to the blog and has written two “Detective Dendro” case studies for ISA’s national trade publication Arborist News.