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2019 Urban Forestry Institute
Growing Benefits and Trimming Risks in Our Municipal Forests March 3 – 5, 2019

Speakers from across the United States and leaders from Florida urban forestry will help you learn current and future ideas for trimming the risks that we find in our trees while growing the benefits of trees and urban canopies in your community or properties where you work. Topics include tree inventories, current tree risk assessment methods, improving urban planting spaces, utilities coordinating storm responses, uses of vegetative debris, Green Infrastructure projects, updated ANSI Standards, and more.

 

Speakers Include:

  • Tom Smiley, Ph.D. – Researcher/Educator for Bartlett Tree Experts
  • Chris Castro - Director of Sustainability/GreenWorks Orlando – City of Orlando
  • Al Key – Vice President of DeepRoot Green Infrastructure
  • And many more…

 

Conference Program:

View brochure.

 

Conference Venue:

Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL   33314

 

Hotel Information:

Hotels closest to the NSU main campus are located in the Planation/Davie area.  Several options listed on the NSU web site (www.nova.edu/travel/hotels) include the following hotels—make sure you tell the hotel you are attending an NSU event to get discounted room rate.

LaQuinta Inn and Suites
7901 SW 6th Street
Plantation, FL  33324
954-473-8257

Holiday Inn Express and Suites
1701 North University Drive
Plantation, FL 33322
954-472-5600

Courtyard Fort Lauderdale Plantation
7780 SW 6th Street
Plantation, FL  33324
954-475-1100

 

Registration Costs:

Pre-Conference Workshop

  • Pre-Conference Field Workshop registration (Conserving and Restoring Urban Forests – Sunday, March 3 – 1:00 to 4:00 PM): $25.00

Conference

  • Two-day registration (Monday and Tuesday, March 4 and 5): $180.00 for FUFC members and $205.00 for non-members*
  • One-day registration (Monday OR Tuesday, March 4 OR March 5): $95.00 for FUFC members and $120.00 for non-members*

*Includes complimentary FUFC membership. Please call 407-872-1738 for special student rate.

Register Online

To register by mail, please download the brochure.
Print and fill out the registration form. Checks can be made payable to Florida Urban Forestry Council. Send registration form and payment to Florida Urban Forestry Council, PO Box 547993, Orlando, FL 32854-7993

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Phone (407) 872-1738, Fax (407) 872-6868
Pre-Registration Deadline is Monday, February 25, 2019

 

Conference CEUs:


Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA)
3.0 for Sunday, 4.0 each day for Monday and Tuesday

Landscape Inspectors Association of Florida (LIAF)
4.0 each day

Society of American Foresters (SAF)
Sunday Pre-Conference Workshop = 3.0 Cat 1-CF
Monday General Session = 2.5 Cat 1- CF
Monday Breakout Session 1 or 2 = 3.0 Cat 1 – CF
Tuesday Breakout Session 1 or 2 = 3.0 Cat 1 - CF
Tuesday General Session = 1.5 Cat 1 – CF

Florida Association of Code Enforcement (FACE)
To be announced

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)
Monday General Session - Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, TW Climber Specialist, TW Aerial Lift Specialist = 2.5; BCMA - Management = 1.5; BCMA - Practice = 1.0; Utility Specialist = .75

Monday Breakout Session 1 - Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, TW Climber Specialist, TW Aerial Lift Specialist = 3.0; BCMA - Management = 1.5; Utility Specialist, BCMA Science, BCMA - Practice = .75

Monday Breakout Session 2 - Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, BCMA - Management, TW Climber Specialist, TW Aerial Lift Specialist = 3.0

Tuesday Breakout Session 1 - Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, TW Climber Specialist, TW Aerial Lift Specialist = 3.0; BCMA - Management = 2.25; BCMA Practice = .75

Tuesday Breakout Session 2 - Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, TW Climber Specialist, TW Aerial Lift Specialist = 3.0; Utility Specialist, BCMA - Science, BCMA - Management = 1.5

Tuesday General Session - Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, BCMA - Management, TW Climber Specialist, TW Aerial Lift Specialist = 1.5

 

Sponsors/Exhibitors

Sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are available.  Please download the sponsor/exhibitor form or contact Justin Freedman at jfreedman@esciences.inc for further information.

 

Thank You Sponsors and Exhibitors!

 

FUFCUFO FPL


SECOFlorida Forest ServiceEarth Advisors Legacy Arborist Services

 

E Sciences Arbor Systems Davey Resource
Deep RootPlan It Geo Rainbow Tree Care

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