TUFC Urban Forestry Conference October 5-6 in Knoxville


Urban forestry conference October 5-6 in Knoxville

The 26th annual conference presented by TUFC focuses on future challenges October 5-6 at University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Breakout sessions feature biology and business tracks; workshops focus on building better tree boards, and tree selection and pollination. MORE

May 3 The Big Payback Fundraiser benefiting Replant Gatlinburg
May 15 Champion Tree Nomination Deadline MORE
May 20 Urban Gardening Festival Booth Ellington Ag Center, Nashville, 9am
June 10-13 Tennessee Municipal League Booth Murfreesboro
June 15 West Tennessee Chapter meeting, Memphis Botanic Garden, 1pm
July 20 Board Meeting Ellington Ag Center, Holman building, 10am
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Tree of the Month
When Knoxvillian James McMillan planted dozens of red cedar trees in 1844, he never envisioned that they would survive to become a living legacy. MORE
Featured Arboretum
The Tennessee Residence, home to the Governor and First Lady, is located on 10 acres in Nashville. This level 2 arboretum incorporates 177 individual trees representing 27 families and 63 species. MORE
Tennessee Residence
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Give $50 to plant a tree
Volunteer to plan and plant
Buy a book to give $15


the Key

Got tree questions?

Planting, maintenance, arborists, insects and diseases, resources: We've got answers.
What Tree Is That

What Tree Is That?

164-page pocket field guide uses a step-by-step approach with color illustrations to identify 250 trees in the eastern U.S. ORDER

Emerald ash borer

  • 59 counties under quarantine. Map
  • All ash species are at risk of dying.
  • Significant trees can sometimes be saved with annual chemical treatments, if diagnosed early.
  • Dont Move Firewood
  • Slow the spread: Stop moving firewood.
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Make your home a tree sanctuary

Tree Sanctuary
Join TUFC’s residential arboretum program. MORE

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Trees of Tennessee

Price includes $15 Gatlinburg donation

  • 128-page hardcover book
  • Over 150 images including 68 significant state trees
  • Facts about notable species, landmark and historic trees MORE