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21st annual

Urban Forestry Conference

October 4–5

Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville

14th annual

Tree Climbing Championship

October 6

Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville

CONFERENCE COST

$130 Deadline September 26

OPTIONS

Utility Arborist Workshop $50

Urban Spaces Workshop/Tour $50

HOTEL

Baymont Inn, $69/night
615/376-4666
Reservations Deadline 9/17
111 Penn Warren Dr., Brentwood Map

TREE CLIMB

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VISIT NASHVILLE

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TENNESSEE URBAN FORESTRY COUNCIL

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901/553-1242


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Expert presentations, panels, and hands-on demonstrations about creating green spaces and managing urban trees. Planners and managers, tree boards and nonprofits, foresters and field crews—everyone who grows and manages trees will get plenty of insights to help you do your job.

Urban greenspaces

Bison Meadow

All-Day Workshop/Tour

Creating Natural Spaces
in Urban Environments

Learn about the concept of nature play design and tour a play area, a nature center, and a pocket park.

Tara Armistead

Keynote: Tara Armistead

Creating People-Friendly
Urban Designs

Tara Armistead's keynote focuses on connecting people with nature using a grassroots approach. Looking at smaller spaces as well as large ones, she presents successful examples of simplicity as an approach to connecting humans to natural spaces.

Connecting Children and Natural Spaces

Tara Armistead and Vera Vollbrecht

Creating Playscapes

Beth Babbit and Robyn Brookshire

Gather ideas, understand the benefits, and learn to design and install safe and fun playscapes with elements of nature.

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Sponsors and Exhibitors

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