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DuPage County: Urban Forestry and Arboriculture Workshop

  • 06/12/2013
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Hyatt Hotel, Lisle
Natural Path's 2013 Urban Forestry and Arboriculture conference will provide practitioners with the rare opportunity to learn from and engage with speakers internationally recognized in the field. We are particularly excited to have as keynote speaker, author and tree enthusiast, Thomas Pakenham. Guest speakers include: Forest Health Specialist, John Ball, Director of the Glasgow and Clyde Valley Green Network, Max Hislop, and Structural Engineer, Kathryn Francis. This range of perspectives is intended to provide practitioners an insight into urban forestry and arboriculture from a local and international perspective. It is a must for anyone who manages or cares for trees!

Topics will include:
  • Remarkable Trees of the World
  • Species Diversity as a Response to Urban Insect and Disease Infestations
  • Tree Conservation in the 21st century
  • The Role of the Arborist in Preserving Heritage Trees
  • An International Perspective on Green Infrastructure
  • Safety Equipment in High Risk Situations
  • Advanced Concepts in Tree Risk Assessments

Who Should Attend?

  • Urban Foresters
  • Arborists
  • Consultants
  • Park Superintendents
  • City Planners
  • Land Managers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Garden Club Members
  • Tree Enthusiasts
  • Conservationists

Early Registration:
  • $105 thru June 1
  • $125 after June 1st
To register, go to THIS WEBSITE.
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