The Pesticide Management Program within DEEP has begun limited written license testing, including for supervisory licenses such as the Arborist License. As described on their website:
Effective 8/31/2020, Supervisor Exams are being temporarily administered at Lockwood Farm Pavilion, weather permitting. Junior Operator exams will continue be administered in an online format. Private Applicator Exams will soon be available in an online format. Applications may be submitted through the mail, you will be given your test date and time by email. Any questions or concerns can be directed to: DEEP.PesticideProgram@ct.gov.
Further details regarding the testing process, including access to application forms, are available on-line at: https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Pesticides/Pesticide-Management-Program
The Tree ID and Oral Exams given by the Tree Protection Examining Board have not ceased during COVID. They were simply moved to Lockwood Farm in Hamden in order to provide for a more outdoor venue and greater social distancing. The next Tree ID / Oral Exam will be held on Wednesday, September 9th.