This year’s New England Tree Climbing Competition (NETCC) will be held on Saturday, May 7th, with a Sunday, May 8th rain date. The final site will be either Bowdoin College, in Brunswick, Maine or at a property managed by the Boothbay Regional Land Trust. An announcement will be made at the Annual Meeting, March 5th and postcard will be sent out. Registration forms can be found at the New England ISA Chapter website (www.newenglandisa.org) as well as the MAA’s website (www.mainearborist.org).
Competitors are welcomed to take part in the competition. You have to be a member of the NEC-ISA Chapter and you can join the day of the competition. All registered competitors must check-in and complete a gear inspection on Friday, May 6th. All competitors receive a t-shirt, lunch and refreshments, and ISA CEU’s, as do judges, technicians and volunteers.
If you wish to volunteer for set-up on Friday, May 6th and in the competition, please contact the NETCC Committee Chairman Bill Conn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-282-2299.
Have something to donate for a prize or to be a sponsor? Your support is always welcomed and is a great way to support the climbers. Contact Bill Conn with whatever you can offer.