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N. C. Urban Forestry Conference

Design with Green: Integrating trees back into the Urban Landscape

Wed. August 7th - Fri. August 9th 2013
Wilmington Convention Center - Wilmington, NC
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It is with great excitement that we are announcing our 6th annual North Carolina Urban Forestry Conference, to be held in Wilmington, NC, August 7-9, 2013. The conference, titled "Design with Green: integrating trees back into our urban environment" is being organized through the joint efforts of the NC Urban Forest Council, the North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association and the NC Forest Service.


We are excited to have Dr. Jeff Gillman, from the University of Minnesota, as our Keynote Speaker. Dr. Gillman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Horticultural Science at the University of Minnesota where he works with urban and consumer horticulture.  He is the author of five books on gardening, trees, and the environment.



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 session, lunch, and the tradeshow for both days.


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


** ISA and SAF educational credits will be available **

Sponsor and Exhibitor Packet
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