ABOUT i-TREE TOOLS
i–Tree is a state–of–the–art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban and rural forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i–Tree Tools help communities of all sizes to strengthen their forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying the structure of trees and forests, and the environmental services that trees provide.
Whether your interest is a single tree or an entire forest, i–Tree provides baseline data that you can use to demonstrate value and set priorities for more effective decision-making. i–Tree Tools are in the public domain and are freely accessible.
You can learn more about i–Tree by visiting the website: www.itreetools.org.
I–TREE TRAINING WORKSHOP
We are pleased to offer an i–Tree Training Workshop as a pre–conference learning opportunity at our 10th Annual Great NC Tree Conference. The workshop will be led by Dudley Hartel, USDA Forest Service’s Urban Forestry South Center Manager.
Participants will understand the complete range of i–Tree Tools for environmental services including their scale of operation (regional to site); Participants will be provided basic instruction for learning and using these i–Tree Tools: Landscape, Canopy, Eco, and Design; Participants will have a guided “hands–on” opportunity for learning i–Tree Tools; including data collection on smart devices for i–Tree Eco. There will be some pre–work sent to registrants prior to the workshop, taking approximately 3 hours (will count towards ISA education credits).
Pre–Approved Credits Available:
SAF 5 cat. 1
ISA 6 CEUs
Workshop registration is available through our 2017 Great NC Tree Conference Registration Page: www.ncufc.org/conference.php