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Vermont Arbor Day Conference 2017
Thu, May 4, 2017, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM EDT
Event is Sold Out
We are thrilled that there has been so much interest in the Vermont Arbor Day Conference this year. Unfortunately, we have reached capacity for the space and we're sorry to say that we have to close registration for the Conference. You can add your name to the waitlist by going through the registration process to find out about possible last-minute open slots. Thank you for your support and interest our event; next year we will find a larger space to accommodate Vermont's tree enthusiasts and stewards. If you have any questions, email Gwen at email@example.com
Thursday, May 4th, 8:30am-3:30pm
Vermont Arbor Day Conference
Plant. Live. Grow.
The Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program is hosting our second annual one-day conference in honor of Arbor Day and all of the hardworking professionals and stewards that care for our community trees.
The conference will celebrate Vermont's Arbor Day with a proclamation, keynote speaker- Joe Murray, and recognition of Vermont Tree Stewards Awards and Tree City, Tree Line, and Tree Campus designations.
Lunch is included in the cost of the conference.
8:30am: Refreshments and check-in
9:00am: Opening Remarks
9:15am: Keynote Speaker- Shared Biology: Discovering your Inner Tree with Joe Murray
10:15am: Session 1 Workshops (choose 1):
- Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
- "Green" Your Streets!
- Tree Warden Statutes
- Tree Biology through the Seasons
11:15am: Session 2 Workshops (choose 1):
- Emerald Ash Borer
- Growing Resilient Right of Ways
- Tree Warden and Tree Board Question & Answer Session
- Working with Nature to Restore Soil Health
12:00pm: Lunch (provided)
12:45pm: Awards Ceremony
1:45pm: Session 3 Workshops (choose 1):
- Forest Health Update
- 15,001+ Trees and Counting
- VT Open Meeting Law
- Cabling and Alternatives
2:45pm: Session 4 Workshops (choose 1):
- What's Wrong With My Tree?
- Growing Tomorrow's Tree Stewards
- Basics of Tree Pruning
- Cabling and Alternatives Walk
3:30pm: End of Day
ISA & pesticide applicator credits will be available.
The $40 registration fee can be paid online with a credit card or offline with a check.
To request a disability-related accommodation to participate, please contact Gwen Kozlowski at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-651-8343 by April 17, 2017.