Wednesday - Friday, August 7, 2013 - August 9, 2013 12:00am
It is with great excitement that we are announcing our 6th annual North Carolina Urban Forestry Conference, to be held in Wilmington, NC, August 7-9, 2013. The conference, titled "Design with Green: integrating trees back into our urban environment" is being organized through the joint efforts of the NC Urban Forest Council, the North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association and the NC Forest Service.
We are excited to have Dr. Jeff Gillman, from the University of Minnesota, as our Keynote Speaker. Dr. Gillman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Horticultural Science at the University of Minnesota where he works with urban and consumer horticulture. He is the author of five books on gardening, trees, and the environment.
The target audience for this conference includes:
Urban Forest Advocates: local tree boards, non-profits and conservancy groups
Urban Forest Policy Makers: elected officials, planning commissions, appearance commissions
Natural Resource Managers: city staff (public works, parks and recreation, etc), municipal foresters and arborists, private tree care companies, utility vegetation managers
Urban Forest Partners: other state agencies, nurseries and green industries
Arborists and tree workers
Nursery and Landscape Professionals
Standard Registration includes access to all educational session, lunch, and the tradeshow for both days. One-day Registration includes access to all educational sessions, lunch, and the tradeshow on the day selected.
** ISA and SAF educational credits will be available **