Annual Urban Forestry Conference and Trade Show

2016 Conference

October 6-7
Murfreesboro Agricultural Extension

Who should attend:
Arborists, foresters, consultants, tree board members, landscape architects, developers, builders, city planners, urban foresters, and tree lovers.


Held annually since 1992, the conference features nationally recognized keynote speakers, arboriculture and forestry workshops, expert presentations, panel discussions, and hands-on demonstrations about urban forestry issues. ISA exams, CEUs, and Pesticide Points are available.

Urban Forestry Awards of Excellence

Previous conferences

2015 Walking in Memphis: The Future of Urban Forestry, Memphis Botanic Garden More
2014 Urban Forestry: Building a Sustainable Future, Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville More
2013 Urban Forestry: A Southern Story, University of Memphis Lambuth, Jackson More
2012 Urban Forestry for Healthy Living, Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville More
2011 Urban Forestry from the Roots Up, Ellington Agricultural Center, Nashville
2010 Sustainable Sites and Natural Resources: The Urban Forestry Approach, Chattanooga Choo-Choo
2009 Greening Your Community: The Urban Forestry Approach, Lipscomb University, Nashville
2008 Nature of Design: Educating for the Future (with American Society of Landscape Architects), Hilton Hotel, Knoxville
2007 Building Great Communities (with American Planning Association, American Society of Landscape Architects, Urban Land Institute, Memphis Chapter, and U.S. Green Building Council/LEED, Memphis Chapter), Hilton Hotel, Memphis
2006 We're All Connected, (with American Planning Association and American Society of Landscape Architects), DoubleTree Hotel, Nashville
2005 Grassroots to Tree Roots: Creating Community Partnerships, Germantown Center, Germantown
2004 Planning Livable Communities: Trees and Urban Growth, Williamson Co. Ag Expo Park, Franklin
2003 Storm Water Problems: Urban Forestry Solutions, Choo-Choo Holiday Inn, Chattanooga
2002 Quality in the Urban Forest, Cheekwood Botanic Garden, Nashville
2001 Sustaining our Urban Forest, UT Conference Center, Knoxville
2000 Urban Forestry: 2000 and Beyond, Cheekwood Botanic Garden, Nashville
1999 Wind, Fire & Ice: Planning and Preparing for Natural Disasters, Maxwell House, Nashville
1997 The Landscape Underground, Ellington Ag Center, Nashville
1996 Greenscapes for Communities, Ellington Ag Center, Nashville
1995 Making Tracks for Greener Cities (with Society of Municipal Arborists), Choo-Choo Holiday Inn, Chattanooga
1994 3rd Annual Conference, Marriott Hotel, Nashville
1993 2nd Annual Conference, Marriott Hotel, Nashville
1992 1st Annual Conference, Marriott Hotel, Nashville

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