CTPA Activities and Events
CT Tree Climbing Competition
Summer Meeting Exhibit Area
Oscar P Stone Fund
The McClure Fund
Arbor Day Essay Contest
Arborist Insect Collection
Invasive Insects and Diseases
Non-Native Pest Alerts
Sudden Oak Death
Tree Owner's Manual
Becoming an Arborist
What is the CTPA?
Hire an Arborist
Code of Safety
Arborist Flyer in English
Arborist Flyer in Spanish
Report Unlicensed Tree Work
Becoming a Member
The Connecticut Tree Protective Association, Inc.
We Advance the Care of Connecticut's Trees
|CTPA is a non-profit, non-partisan association, made
up largely of tree care professionals from Connecticut
To promote the protection and care of trees in Connecticut.
To encourage the ongoing improvement of tree care practices among tree workers.
|CTPA seeks to achieve these goals by :
Sponsoring meetings devoted to education and the exchange of ideas relating to tree care, based on science and on the best insights of tree care professionals.
Pursuing such public outreach programs as its Arbor Day Essay Contest.
Advocating legislation and appropriations by the state, cities, towns and boroughs of
Connecticut that are beneficial to trees and tree care.
|Bringing about closer cooperation among all parties interested in the
protection of trees.
Fostering research in the field of arboriculture.
Encouraging a greater interest in the planting and maintaining of trees.
Promoting good fellowship and ethical practices in the arboricultural profession.
Currently, CTPA's membership has over 700 Regular Members, 4 Honorary Members and 22 Allied Members. The Allied Members are companies which are either suppliers or service providers to the state's tree care industry. The Regular Members are all individuals, most of whom are directly involved in the daily business of tree care. Most of the Regular Members hold an Arborist License from the State of Connecticut. The 4 Honorary Members were selected for distinguishing themselves in tree care in an exceptional manner.