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 Forest Management
Utility Arborist Workshop
Workshop features best practices for utility arborists.
ISA Exam, Points and CEUs
Sign up to take the ISA exam. Some sessions offer CEU points for Pesticide and ISA.
|Friday a.m. session||2.25|
|Friday p.m. sessions (each)||2.75|
Climbers, judges only
UT experts give updates on:
• Ash borers
• Walnut canker
• Risk assessment
Tree Board Breakfast
Tree boards members share ideas. Info
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.
Keynote: Tara Armistead
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
Beth Babbit and Robyn Brookshire
Gather ideas, understand the benefits, and learn to design and install safe and fun playscapes with elements of nature.