City Trees

July/August 2015

City Trees is a premier publication focused on urban + community forestry. In each issue, you’ll learn how to best manage the trees in your community and more!

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30 City Trees Monday, November 16, 2015 Pre-Conference Workshop/Denver Urban Forestry Tour (Separate Registration/Fee Required) 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Buses will leave hotel at 12:30 This workshop will provide a look at Denver's urban forest, led by those who manage it. Monday, November 16, 2015 Noon – 7:00 pm Registration Open 1:00 – 4:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshop 5:00 – 6:00 pm Fun Run, Walk, or Watch to support the Urban Forest Foundation 6:00 – 7:30 pm MFI Reunion—The 3rd Annual Gumby Gathering, Location TBD Tuesday, November 17, 2015 7:00am – 4:00pm Registration Open 7:00 – 8:00am Breakfast with Exhibitors 7:00 – 8:00am First-Time Attendees Breakfast with Organization Leaders 8:00 – 8:15am Welcome/Opening Comments David Lefcourt, President, Society of Municipal Arborists 8:15 – 8:35am Inside View of Denver's Urban Forestry Program Robert Davis, City Forester, Office of the City Forester, City and County of Denver Hear all the unique and exciting aspects of the Mile High City's urban forestry program from those who are leading the effort. 8:35 – 9:20am Baseline and Trends in Municipal Forestry Management: Results from a 2014 Census Ward Peterson, Manager Utility and Urban Resources, Davey Resource Group Richard Hauer, Professor of Urban Forestry, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point A look at the current capacity of municipal tree management regionally and across the United States, including trend changes that have occurred since the initial work in 1974. Participants will learn how to integrate an urban forest scorecard approach in assessment of municipal forestry operations and will be able to examine just how their program is performing. 9:20 – 10:05am How Long-Term Street Tree Studies Can Inform Management Greg McPherson, PhD, Research Forester, Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service SMA 51 st Annual International Conference and Trade Show Denver, Colorado "Get High on Trees!" Photo by Rich Grant Courtesy of VISIT DENVER

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