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Urban and Community Forestry Upcoming Activities

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Electrical Hazard Awareness Training. This rescheduled workshop provides Electrical Hazard Awareness Training satisfying requirements for one major OSHA standard for powerline workers. Location: Rochester. Early registration is due by April 5, 2016. Continuing education credits: ISA: 6.
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Tuesday, April 19, 2016, Wednesday April 20, 2016, Friday, April 22, 2016 Advanced Arboriculture: Using Tree Bio-Mechanics to Evaluate, Test, and Manage Trees for Stability. Expand your understanding of tree bio-mechanics, how fungi impact tree stability, and how to identify decay fungi using a new website key and SNA testing techniques with noted experts Frank Rinn and Christopher Luley. Locations (respectively): Long Island, Westchester, Rochester. Early registration is due by March 25, 2016. Continuing education credits: DEC, CNLP, and ISA pending. Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Thursday, July 14- Saturday, July 16, 2016 2016 Urban Forestry ReLeaf Conference. Location: Skidmore College. Workshops include but are not limited to Tools of the Trade, a Forest Health Update, A Grove of Grants, and Fruits of the Urban Forest. There will be tours of the Saratoga DEC Nursery and Skidmore College. Registration information coming soon. Mary Martin
518.402.9425

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Streets & Sidewalks: Streets without Trees are Incomplete (PDF, 299 KB). This workshop will include indoor presentations about enhancing tree pits while improving sidewalks to make communities walkable as well as a walking tour of projects happening in Newburgh. Location: Newburgh. Early registration is due by September 15, 2016. Continuing education credits Planning and Zoning, ISA pending. Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425

Thursday, September 22, 2016

EAB Response and Preparedness (PDF, 293 KB). Prepare your community for the emerald ash borere (EAB). Learn about the biology of this invasive insect and about what other communities have done to tackle the problems it causes. Location: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County. Early registration is due by September 15, 2016. Continuing education credits available: Planning and Zoning, ISA pending. Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Thursday, October 6, 2016 Urban Forestry: Past, Present and Future (PDF, 247 KB). Hear about the history of the urban forest in central NY over the past 100 years, as well as solutions for tackling the current and future issues facing urban forestry. This workshop will include indoor presentations and an outdoor demonstration on tree take-down. Location: Manlius. Early registration is due by September 29, 2016. Continuing education credits available: Planning and Zoning, ISA pending.

Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425

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To see our events go to Urban and Community Forestry Calendar of Events.