MAA The Maryland Arborist Association (MAA) is a professional trade association dedicated to fostering best practices within the region's arboriculture industry, providing education forums for on-going training and safety, and promoting community service through volunteerism.

For nearly 50 years, the MAA has brought professional arborists (and related trades) together for networking, professional growth, and advancement. In addition to these professional benefits, MAA members annually donate tens of thousands of dollars in man-hours in association-wide volunteer service projects.

For more information about the MAA, select here.  

Interested in becoming an MAA member?  select here.
Legislation/Maryland Green Industry Council (MaGIC)

MAA members are involved in Maryland’s legislative process through the Maryland Green Industry Council (MaGIC).  MaGIC serves the horticulture industry as a legislative resource and unified voice providing expertise, insight, and testimony throughout the year on issues effecting Maryland’s Green Industry. For updates on legislation followed during the previous Session, or for information on how to contact your elected officials, select here.


MAA License Plates

All MAA members are eligible to order association license plates, which depict the state tree, the Wye Oak.
 .Select here for more information and to request the MAA office to send you the required MVA registration form.   

News and Highlights 
2015- MAA Pest Walk - Registration Now Open!

Please join the MAA for our annual Pest Walk. This year's Pest Walk will be held at Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills, MD. The event will be held from 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm and includes a catered dinner. The event's topics will cover everything from worknig around impervious surfaces, insect and disease updates, to vine management and much more. The cost is $35 per person if registered by May 8th, and $45 per person if registered after May 8th. We hope that you will be able to join us! 

Full attendance at this program qualifies for: 
CPH CEU's - 1 Credit
ISA Credits:
  • Certified Arborist - 3.5
  • TW Climber Specialist - 3.5
  • BCMA Practice - 2
  • BCMA Science - 1.5
  • Municipal Specialist - 3.5
MDA Pesticide Recertification - 5 credits in Category 3A (Ornamental - Exterior)

Online registration is now closed, however you are more thane welcome to register on-site for this event. To expedite the registration process, please fill out the registration form which is linked below and bring that with you to the site. We look forward to seeing everyone on Wednesday. 

View the Full Event Brochure. 

2015 - MAA Arborist Day - Thank You!


Thank you to all of the volunteers who came out and made this year's Arborist Day a great success! We will be posting a recap and photo spread in the next issue of Shady Notes, so please be on the lookout for that.
Event Calendar
  • TRAQ
  • Tuesday, July 21, 2015
    1:00 AM - 1:00 AM
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