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N. C. Urban Forestry Conference

The Great NC Tree Conference - 8th NC Urban Forestry Conference

Thursday, September 17th - Friday September 18th 2015
Downtown Marriott, Greensboro, NC
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It is with great excitement that we are announcing our 8th annual North Carolina Urban Forestry Conference, The Great NC Tree Conference: back to basics

to be held in Greensboro, NC, September 17-18, 2015.


We are excited to have Dr. Ed Gilman, from the University of Florida, as our Keynote Speaker. 

We have changed things up a bit this year. Thursday will be indoor education, with plenty of great presenters and topics. Friday will be a field day at Barber Park and will include demonstration stations and hands-on training of techniques and topics convered in the education sessions.



The target audience for this conference includes:


Urban Forest Advocates: local tree boards, non-profits and conservancy groups

Landscape Architects

Urban Forest Policy Makers: elected officials, planning commissions, appearance commissions

Natural Resource Managers: city staff (public works, parks and recreation, etc), municipal foresters and arborists, private tree care companies, utility vegetation managers

Urban Forest Partners: other state agencies, nurseries and green industries

Arborists and tree workers

Nursery and Landscape Professionals


Standard Registration includes access to all educational sessions, lunch for both days, and the field day. Please join us for the opening reception and member meeting the evening of Thursday, September 17th.


One-day Registration includes access to all educational sessions or the field day and lunch on the day selected.


** ISA, SAF, pesticide, AICP, and landscape architect educational credits will be available **

Conference Hotel Information:


  • Greensboro Marriott Downtown  for 139.00 USD  per night
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