TUFC members get discount to conference
The International Erosion Control Association invites TUFC members to the Environmental Connection 2014 Conference in Nashville at the Gaylord Opryland Resort February 25-28.
A $60 discount makes the exhibit hall free but can be applied to education registration too. Include the coupon code tufcdiscount when registering online.
Fruit-tree pruning course is February 18
Tennessee State University offers an educational workshop on pruning and care for fruit trees February 18. Cost is $10 per session. CEUs are available.
The workshop is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at TSU's Farrell Westbrook Complex, 3500 John A. Merritt Blvd. Register
Orchard production workshop is February 28
Extension agents from nine counties in the midstate will conduct an orchard production workshop February 28 at Shade Tree Farms in Adams.
This workshop provides information for homeowners or commercial orchards on site establishment, variety selection, planting procedures, irrigation, pest control, and marketing.
The workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $10, which includes lunch. More
TUFC West offers urban forestry advisor course
The West Tennessee chapter offers its fifth urban forestry advisor training course September 3 through October 1.
The five-week course provides 20 hours of instruction by local experts. Classes are Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Memphis Botanic Garden.
Lectures and field work will cover tree biology, ID and selection, risk management, diagnostics, site analysis, tree inventory, construction protection, and the role of federal, state, and local agencies.
Cost is $85; class size is limited. Register