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About Midwestern Chapter - ISA

About the Chapter

The MW-ISA chapter was founded in 1946 as the fourth chapter of the largest and most influential arboricultural organization in the world.  ISA now consists of thirty-six chapters with members from over 50 countries totaling over 21,000 arborists, urban foresters, nursery professionals, and others interested in advancing quality tree care and promoting professionalism in arboriculture.  Moreover, nearly 28,000 individuals have achieved an ISA Certification or Qualification credential.

Our chapter covers seven states and consists of nearly 600 professionals in 7 states including Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, South Dakota, North Dakota and Oklahoma, dedicated to promoting our industry. 


The mission of the Midwestern Chapter – International Society of Arboriculture is

to advance the fields of arboriculture and urban forestry by facilitating the professional

development of our membership. The goals of the Midwestern Chapter are:f 

  • To provide a variety of professional networking opportunities.
  • To sponsor an array of education and training activities, projects and programs.
  • To foster learning and facilitate the acquisition of professional resources.
  • To advocate professionalism and support a professional code of ethics.
  • To develop member skills contributory to career growth and enhancement.
  • To champion the art, science, technology and ethics of professional tree care.
  • To promote the features, benefits and advantages of trees.

Join the Midwestern Chapter – ISA

Welcome to the Midwestern Chapter – ISA, a non-profit Arboriculture and Urban Forestry  

organization dedicated to serving our members, championing trees and promoting professional

tree care. We strive to enhance the professional development of our membership through a

variety of projects and programs encompassing the art, science, technology and ethics of

professional tree care. 

When you join the Midwestern Chapter – ISA, not only will you will receive member discounts

but you will also have direct access to:


  •  Professional networking opportunities
  •  Education, training and skills development activities
  •  Cutting edge arboricultural resources
  • Current issues and trends throughout the tree care industry
  • Employment opportunities and career growth


Go to www.mwisa.org to become a member of the Midwest’s premier tree care organization.

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