Continuing Education

2020 Indiana Society of American Foresters Forest Pesticide Training Program
Wednesday, December 2 2020 (Flyer available here)

Registered attendees will be provided links to the pre-recorded and live presentation content.

Education Credits
This program will apply for CFE credits in category 1 by the Society of American Foresters, and CCH credits in category 2, 3A, 6 and RT from the Office of the Indiana State Chemist. Once credits are assigned, they will be posted. A minimum 4 to 5 available credits are anticipated.

The registration fee is $50.00 for SAF members or $65 for non-members

Please register by November 27. No late registrations will be accepted. Only those registered for the program will be eligible for continuing education credits. You can register online with your credit/debit card on this page at Registering online(below) is fast and easy and you will receive a receipt via email in less than five minutes. To receive credit for your attendance at the live program and the recorded presentations, you will complete a survey with one or more content questions confirming your presence for the presentations.

If you encounter difficulty registering, please contact
Program questions can be directed to Lenny Farlee


8:45-9:05AM Check in to meeting site and orientation to application for credits
9:05-9:50AM Fred Whitford, Purdue University. Fall Maintenance and Winterization of Spray Equipment
9:55-10:45AM Phil Marshall, IDNR. Forest Pest Update
10:45-10:55AM Break
10:55-11:40AM Megan Abraham, IDNR. Division of Entomology and Plant Pathology update
11:45-12:15PM Dawn Slack, TNC. CISMA update and Territorial Plant Rule species guide
Additional hours of recorded content will be available online. Links will be provided to you once the content is posted. You can view this content for credits up to 10 days after the December 2 program date. The hours of credit you earn will depend on what programs you select to view or attend.

Joe Becovitz, Office of the Indiana State Chemist. Liars & Testers and Covid Oh My! 30 minutes

Liz Jackson, Purdue University. Emerging Invasive Plant Species. 30 minutes

Ron Rathfon, Purdue University. Winter creeper management and some newer herbicides for invasive control and forestry. 45 minutes

Lenny Farlee, Purdue University. Identification of invasive plants and some native look-alikes. 45 minutes

Please remember to have your pesticide applicator license number and your SAF or CF number to apply for credits. I recommend checking the OISC applicator site to confirm your CCH numbers and status:

This program is provided by the Indiana Society of American Foresters with the cooperation of Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources Extension and the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center.

Registration Fee
SAF or CF member number
Name if not the same as on CC