The WIA hosts, coordinates, and obtains funding for women-centric arboricultural events that focus on teaching skills and providing networking opportunities that can be used to enhance women’s careers in our industry. Some of the events we coordinate regularly include the WIA Breakfast at the WCISA Annual Conference, climbing workshops, and chainsaw training workshops. To find out how you can support these events, please contact us at

Women’s Climbing Workshop

Date: October 7-9, 2022

Location: Applegate, CA

Registration is open!

Click here to view the event flyer or here to become an event sponsor.

Women’s Chainsaw Safety and Cutting Techniques Workshop

Date: TBD

Location: TBD

Click back here in 2023 for more information

Past Events

WIA Breakfast Panel – Work/Life Balance

Date: May 5, 2022

Location: 88th Annual WCISA Conference in Oakland, CA

Description: Explored what work/life balance looks like for each of us, strategies to achieve it, and how real or perceived work/life balance difficulties act as barriers to recruitment, retention, and advancement of women in the tree care industry. People of all genders were welcome at this event.

WIA Women’s Chainsaw Safety and Cutting Techniques Workshop

Date: January 15-17, 2022

Location: Applegate, CA

Click here to read the event report

WIA Breakfast Panel – Mentors as Allies

Date: June 8, 2021

Location: Online

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