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14th Annual Great NC Tree Conference

Sep 07, 2023 - Sep 08, 2023

7-8 September 2023 ~ 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Registration will open in June.  
Stay tuned for the full agenda.

Beyond the Basics:  Planning for Urban Trees

7-8 September 2023
Cary, North Carolina

At this year's conference we will explore how arborists, urban foresters, and landscape architects and planners can create and manage our green spaces for trees in a changing climate.

As in past years, the indoor session will feature two education tracts for the concurrent sessions:  one tract for arborists and one for urban foresters.  These concurrent presentations will occur between the morning and general sessions.  

For the outdoor session, we are organizaing a field tour of unique sites within the Town of Cary.  Staff from the Town of Cary will be on hand to explain the purpose and design features of each site.  

Once registration opens in June, you will have the option to register for both days or just one.

Keynote Speaker:

Andrew Fox, FASLA, PLA

Andrew “Andy” Fox is a Professor, University Faculty Scholar, and NC State University Community Engaged Faculty Fellow. He is also a licensed landscape architect, a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects, and a co-founding director of the Coastal Dynamics Design Lab (est. 2013), an interdisciplinary research and design initiative that addresses critical ecological and community development challenges in coastal regions and shoreline communities. Additionally, Professor Fox founded the NC State Landscape Architecture Design+Build Program, which he directed from its inception in 2010 until 2017.

Professor Fox specializes in the development and management of high-performing public landscapes, with expertise in natural infrastructure, resiliency planning, community design, and land/water conservation assessment.  Read more about Andy at https://design.ncsu.edu/people/aafox/.

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