Online Learning and CEU Opportunities

Webinars and webcasts can be an opportunity to learn (and earn CEUs) from anywhere. Many organizations offer monthly free or paid live and on-demand webinars, covering a variety of topics helpful for arborists and urban foresters.

For webinars that do not offer pre-approved ISA CEUs, but that covered content in the ISA exam domains, you can apply for post-approval credit.

Many organizations are adding more webinars to their offerings. Check the websites below for dates, times, and CEU information and check our calendar for specific opportunities.

Listing updated January 22, 2021.

NEC-ISA Calendar and Events Page

For specific webinar offerings by date


Urban Forestry Today Free monthly webcast
TREE Fund Webinars Free webinars from the TREE Fund
Urban Forest Connections Free monthly webinars from the USDA Forest Service, 2nd Wednesdays
EAB University Free webinars on more than just emerald ash borer
EPA IPM Webinars Free webinars on various IPM topics for 2021
UMass Extension Invasive Insect Webinar Series 2021 Jan-Feb. Free, registration required.
Green Infrastructure Webcast Series Free series from the US EPA
Penn State Urban Forestry Webinars Free; search by keyword
Penn State Arborist Short Course Jan-Feb 2021. The 10 half-day webinar sessions are designed to increase working tree knowledge and help participants prepare for the ISA Certified Arborist exam. ($)
Forestry Webinars Webinar portal with free live and on-demand webinars
American Society of Consulting Arborists (ASCA) Webinars Free and paid options
Utility Arborist Association Periodic webinars
TickTalk with Tick Report Free, 2nd Wednesdays
Davey Resource Group Webinars Free live and on-demand webinars
USFS Biochar Webinar Series Free monthly webinars from the USDA Forest Service
Conservation of Natural Resources Webinar Center Webinar portal with free live and on-demand webinars
TreeStuff Webinars Free live and on-demand webinars
Smart Growth Online Free, monthly webinars on smart growth topics
North American Invasive Species Management Organization Paid webinars
TCIA Webinars Paid on-demand webinar options
Urban Wood Network Live and on-demand webinars
The Arboricultural Association (UK) A variety of offerings
InsectXaminer Video series from UMass Extension on gypsy moth, lily leaf beetle, euonymus caterpillar, and imported willow leaf beetle
Ecological Landscape Alliance 2020-2021 webinar series ($)


LandsCape Cod: Green Expo & Education January 25-29, 2021 ($)

Online Classes

Morris Arboretum School of Arboriculture online classes ($)
Penn State Extension Online Classes Many course offerings ($). Half off online classes through 1/31.
Tree Diseases: Online Course Online, 7-session course from The Ohio State University. $35
Climate Change Adaptation Planning and Practices Free, 7-session course
University of Massachusetts - UWW Two classes in spring 2021: Sensible Pruning for Beginners and Experts & Community Forestry
ELearn Urban Forestry Free urban forestry class, sponsored by U.S. Forest Service and Southern Region Extension Forestry
Tree Board University Free, self-paced course geared toward tree committee volunteers and others
Native Plant Trust A variety of paid virtual classes and workshops ($)

ISA Online Learning Page & Opportunities

ISA Online Courses 1 free option; many paid options
ISA Online Quizzes Free to ISA members or available for purchase for non-members
ISA Online Learning Podcasts CEU options for purchase

ISA Event Page

Includes online and in-person events