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Urban Forestry Workshop 2011 - Postponed

The Urban Forestry Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, June 22, 2011 has been postponed.  The workshop will be rescheduled at a future date to be determined.  Thank you for your interest in our program.


Urban Forestry

Sponsored by the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture in cooperation with Texas Agri-Life Extension, Texas A&M University, this workshop will be the first of a series of annual events that cover topics in urban forest management and tree establishment and care.

The workshop will cost $40 which will include printed materials, a catered lunch and refreshments at breaks. Payment may be made by check written to the "Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture" on the day of the workshop or by registering online. If you need assistance call Tammy at 936-468-2680.

This one-day workshop will include presentations on defining urban forestry and arboriculture, tree identification, tree biology, urban soils and insects and diseases of East Texas trees. A 1.5 hour walking tour led by forestry faculty and campus arborists will allow workshop attendees to discuss urban forestry issues in an informal setting. Valuable information will be presented to homeowners, property managers, gardeners, city officials and natural resources professionals interested in the establishment, care, and management of trees in urban environments. Applications for SAF and ISA continuing education credits are being made for this workshop.



Urban Forestry Workshop

Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

Stephen F. Austin State University

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Room 117, Forestry Building


8:00 to 9:00 am                  Registration


9:00 to 9:15 am                  Introductions


9:15 to 10:00 am               Defining Urban Forestry and Arboriculture – Dr. Hans Williams,

                                                Associate Dean, and Nelson Distinguished Professor of Forestry,

Stephen F. Austin State University


10:00 to 10:15 am             Break


10:15 to 11:45 am             Campus Tours-

-          Dendrology-Stovall

-          Campus Tree Management-Holl

-          Insect and Disease Diagnosis-Kulhavy

-          Urban Soils-Farrish


11:45 am to 1:00 pm        Lunch-Box Lunch Provided


1:00 pm to 1:45 pm          Basic Tree Morphology and Physiology Concepts- Dr. Eric Taylor, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Texas Agri-Life Extension Service, TAMU


1:45 pm to 2:30 pm          Tree Identification-Dr. Jeremy Stovall, Assistant Professor of Silviculture, Stephen F. Austin State University


2:30 pm to 2:45 pm          Break


2:45 pm to 3:30 pm          Urban Soils-Dr. Kenneth Farrish, Director, Division of Environmental Science, Arnold Distinguished Professor of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin State University


3:30 pm to 4:15 pm          Insects and Diseases of East Texas Trees- Dr. David Kulhavy, Professor of ForestEntomology, Stephen F. Austin State University


4:15 pm to 4:30 pm          Closing Comments and Adjourn-Williams


Last Updated ( Jun 09, 2011 at 12:38 PM )
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