NC Urban Forestry Conference hosted by the North Carolina Urban Forest Council


Wednesday - Friday, August 7, 2013 - August 9, 2013


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
  • Landscape Architects
  • 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 **


Event Details

Event WebsiteNC Urban Forestry Conference Website
Phone(919) 614-6388
EmailContact via Email
OrganizationNC Urban Forest Council
TCIA MaterialsYes

Location & Directions

Wilmington Convention Center,
Wilmington, NC

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