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Instructors: Danny LeBlanc

Danny LeBlanc
About Me
Danny LeBlanc is a bi-lingual lead instructor for Arboriculture Canada Training & Education Ltd. He specializes in a broad range of skills areas, including chainsaw training, tree climbing, rigging, risk assessment, rescue, utility tree trimming and aerial lift operations.

Danny brings prior teaching experience to our training company, as he has been an instructor for the Arboriculture programs at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro, NS and as an instructor for the Utility Tree Worker Course as the College of the North Atlantic in St. John's NFLD. In addition, Danny holds two diplomas in Landscape Horticulture Technology and as a Plant Science Technician from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro, NS. His industry credentials include being an ISA Certified Arborist, ISA Certified Tree Worker Specialist and a Certified Tree Risk Assessor.

Danny has been a competitor in over 20 local Tree Climbing Competitions and has competed in the International Tree Climbers Competitions as the Atlantic ISA Champion. He supports his local ISA Chapter as a volunteer in many capacities, from being an active board member since 1996 to co-chairing the Atlantic ISA Chapter conference for several years. He recently finished a term as the President of the ISA Atlantic Chapter from 2009 - 2011.

We are very excited to have Danny join our team of expert instructors. He offers bi-lingual course delivery options to our customers and brings a down to earth, approachable style to his teaching. Danny has considerable experience int eh utility industry and adds this expertise to our team of experts as this segment of training increases for Arboriculture Canada.
Previous Experience & Qualifications

ISA Certified Arborist AT-0607AT
ISA Certified Tree Worker Specialist
Certified Tree Risk Assessor – CTRA #705
Arboriculture Canada Certified Technician – #449. (Tree Faller, Tree Climber, Tree Rescue, Tree Risk Assessor, Utility Tree Pruning and Cutting for Powerline Maintenance and Restoration.)
Landscape Horticulture Technology Diploma – Nova Scotia Agricultural College
1983 – 1987
Plant Science Technician Diploma – Nova Scotia Agricultural College
1983 – 198
Work history includes working for several private tree services and landscaping companies, the City of Fredericton, Asplundh Tree Experts, Atlantic Arborists Ltd. and the City of Moncton
Instructor for 1 and 2 programs at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Truro, NS.
Instructor for Utility Tree Worker Course at the College of the North Atlantic, St. John’s, NFLD.
Developed the arboricultural component of the Utility Tree Worker for the College of the North Atlantic
Local organization for Arboriculture Canada in Atlantic Canada
2000 – present
ISA Member
since 1989
ISA Atlantic Board of Directors
since 1996
President of ISA Atlantic Chapter
2009 – 2011
ISA Certified Arborist
1992 – present
Competitor in over 20 local Tree Climbing Competitions/td>
Competitor in 9 International Tree Climbers Competitions
Co-chairman of the ISA Atlantic Chapter Conference
1997, 2000 and 2002
• Chairman of the ISA Atlantic Chapter Conference

Presentations and Articles
(including but not limited to):

Canadian Urban Forestry Conference
Canadian Communities in Bloom Symposium
ISA Atlantic Chapter Conference Speaker in NFLD, NB, NS and PEI
1995 - present
Wrote articles for the Moncton Times & Transcript daily paper for six weeks

Personal Interests and Achievements:

A genuine Canadian – Danny loves to Curl – and he’s good at it too!
Skipped the New Brunswick 1983 N.B. Pepsi Junior team in the Canadian National Junior Curling Championships
Representing New Brunswick at the 2011 Dominion Curling Championship in Richmond, BC in November, 2011
Canoe instructor for the Grand Falls recreation department
1979 – 1981
Fabulous dad of three beautiful, intelligent daughters!


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