september, 2022

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14sep9:00 am1:00 pm2022 Urban Forestry Advisor's Class

Event Details

2022 Urban Forestry Advisor’s Class
Wednesdays, September 14-October 12 (5 sessions), 9 am-1 pm

Join the West Tennessee Chapter of the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council and the Memphis Botanic Garden for an opportunity to learn about trees and issues facing the urban tree canopy. This course is designed for the general public, municipal employees, and members of neighborhood associations, tree boards, garden clubs, and plant societies. Lectures and fieldwork will cover tree biology, ID and selection, risk management, diagnostics, site analysis, tree inventory, construction protection, and the role of federal, state, and local agencies. Class size is limited; early registration is recommended.

Instructors:
Richard Beckwith
Eric Bridges, Overton Park Conservancy
Joellen Dimond, University of Memphis
Deb Foehring
Dr. Mark Follis
Wes Hopper, Certified Arborist
Dr. Bo Kelley, Memphis Botanic Garden
Dr. David Mercker, Extension Forester
David Smith

$95 (there is no Member discount)
The registration fee includes a digital handbook and dues for both the West Tennessee Urban Forestry Council and the state organization (upon submission of completed examination). Certified Arborists: Continuing Education Credits available.
Please note: Participants who want to be certified as an Urban Forestry Advisor are required to complete 20 volunteer hours in the field of Urban Forestry.

For additional information call 901-636-4128. 

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Time

(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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