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Friday, December 4, 2015 Forest Health: Preventing, Preparing and Recovering from Invasive Insects
Learn how the Asian Longhorned Beetle and Southern Pine Beetle are affecting Long Island's trees and what you can do to stop it. Early registration (PDF, 231 KB) is due by November 25, 2015.
Continuing Education Credits - ISA: 4.75, DEC: up to 4
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Thursday, January 7, 2016 5th Grade Arbor Day Poster Contest
This year's theme is, "New York's Un-FIR-Gettable forests" to learn more visit poster contest rules.
Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Friday, March 11, 2016 Trees For People (PDF, 300 KB). Learn about the benefits of tree planting and stewardship, green infrastructure and about the various tree planting projects happening in NYC. Location: Bronx. Early registration is due by March 3, 2016. Continuing education credits: Planning and Zoning, ISA pending. Sally Kellogg
518.402.9425
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Electrical Hazard Awareness Training (PDF , 247 KB). 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 (PDF , 291 KB). 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

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