TUFC sponsors Replant Gatlinburg, a statewide effort to restore urban trees lost in the 2016 Chimney Tops Fire. Your donation supports our 2017 tree restoration project. Donors can sponsor a grove, plant a tree, support tree care, or buy our book. MORE
Glenview Park in Memphis now has a Level 2 arboretum. Glenview Arboretum, certified in 2016, has a large array of labeled young and mature trees. The 24-acre park was established in 1943; its location was one of the first African-American neighborhoods to receive National Register Historic Preservation status in Memphis. MORE
The 26th annual urban forestry conference presented by Tennessee Urban Forestry Council runs October 5-6 at the University of Tennessee.
Leading Green is the theme of the conference, which focuses on preparing participants for practicing urban forestry in a changing world.
Breakout sessions feature biology and business tracks; workshops focus on building better tree boards and tree selection and pollination.
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TUFC's Bruce Webster Scholarship program provides $1,000 to a college student studying urban forestry.
The recipient must be a U.S. citizen, a Tennessee resident attending a Tennessee college or university, a junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA, and enrolled in a forestry program with an urban forestry concentration.
The scholarship honors Bruce Webster, long-time Division of Forestry employee and a founder of TUFC. Application is due June 15.
TUFC takes part in the Community Foundation's The Big Payback for the first time May 3 when the community-wide giving day kicks off at midnight to raise much-needed funds for the organization. Since 2014 the program has raised nearly $7 million. Watch your email for ways to participate and help save Tennessee's trees.
TUFC West chapter's next meeting is 1 p.m. April 20 at Memphis Botanic Garden. MORE
The West chapter sponsored a Winter Tree Identification workshop March 22 at Memphi Botanic Garden. Instructors were Eric Bridges, Joellen Dimond, Wes Hopper, and Shawn Posey, pictured.
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You can now designate your property as a tree sanctuary with TUFC’s new program for residences. MORE