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The Utility Vegetation Management industry is vital to the safe and efficient delivery of basic utilities, and enables our modern way of life. If you are looking for information on our industry, or want to advance your career in UVM, you’ve come to the right place!

The UAA is a member-driven organization providing resources in industry news & information, networking, education, certification, events, and continuing education credits. See why over 5,000 industry professionals have chosen UAA:











College-level training for middle managers and leaders in utility vegetation management and an industry-recognized professional credential.


The 14th International Rights-of-Way Symposium will be held in the Spring of 2026 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Save the date and we’ll see you there!


Save the Date for Trees and Utilities Sept. 12-14, 2023 in Pittsburgh, PA! This annual conference is the chief learning and engagement event for utility vegetation managers and associated urban forestry professionals. 


The UAA is dedicated to achieving a culture of safety in the Utility Vegetation Management Industry. Check out these helpful informational and video resources.


Educational webinars are offered throughout the year to UAA members which allows for additional CEU’s. Please note the CEU’s are given only at the time of the webinar, similar to attending a conference.


This program provides various financial opportunities in support of college students through scholarships to foster a greater appreciation of the utility arboriculture industry.




See you September 12 – 14 at Trees & Utilities

Follow these five steps for an engaging, educational and entertaining stay in Pittsburgh: Join us at the conference. Register now. Price per person is $500 through Tuesday, September 11 and $550 on site Pack your clubs! Asplundh’s 27th Annual Golf Outing to benefit...

Association Happenings: September 2023

The UAA’s Annual Meeting: Wrapping up the year and looking ahead Our Annual Business Meeting took place online, Thursday, August 31. It was an opportunity to review recent successes, highlight committee activities, introduce new people in the organization and lay the...

UAA Photo Album

It’s been a terrific summer of travel to meet with industry peers at UAA safety summits and regional meetings. Here’s a look back in this photo retrospective… UAA Minnesota Safety Summit: June 20-21, 2023, Downtown Holiday Inn, Duluth Safety best practices were among...

Learn, network and raise money for worthy causes at Trees & Utilities

The annual Trees & Utilities Conference hosted by the UAA and the Arbor Day Foundation is only one month away. Help us make an impact while you’re there and support two important fundraisers: UAA Silent Auction A new addition to the conference in Pittsburgh is the...

Association Happenings: August 2023

You’re invited: The UAA’s virtual annual meeting Connect with us online for the Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, August 31, 2023 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. CDT. We’ll share details on the Board election results and a state-of-the-UAA update, where we provide the...

Association Happenings: July 2023

UAA Board elections open Friday, July 14, 2023 You will receive an email on Friday, July 14, 2023 with a link to cast your ballot for these positions: Vice President Board of Directors (2) Voting will remain open July 14 until Tuesday, August 1, 2023. If you don’t...

Graduates Praise Pro-UVM Certification

If you’re looking for a way to improve as a utility industry professional and learn alongside your peers in project-based online courses, then consider the Pro-UVM Certification Program through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Adam Warf, a UAA Board Member...

Association Happenings: June 2023

UAA Board Nominees Update Thanks to everyone who nominated members to serve on the UAA Board of Directors in the month of May. The final slate of nominees will not be determined until later this month. What you need to know: Voting is July 14, 2023, to August 1, 2023...

UAA announces Amanda Opp as new Board member

The Utility Arborist Association (UAA), the leading organization for individuals and companies that provide professional utility vegetation management services across North America, announces the appointment of Amanda Opp to the UAA Board of Directors. Her position...

Association Happenings: May 2023

Endorse Candidates for UAA Annual Awards Award season is almost here! Review the categories on our website to nominate a member for their dedication and professionalism in our industry. Submit your candidates starting May 3 through 24, 2023. Don’t Forget: New Silent...

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