On November 11, 2016, a team of two dozen highly skilled volunteer arborists from four local companies sponsored a work day in Oregon’s Grove of the States to prepare the site for the next phase of its restoration. Located at the southbound I-5 French Prairie Rest Area (at Milepost 281 near Wilsonville), the Grove is … read more of Grove of the States Arborist Work Day.
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Sign up now for MFI 2017, being held February 19-24, 2017 in Lake Arrowhead, CA. Do You Have What It Takes To Move Yourself or Your Urban Forestry Program To The Next Level? The Municipal Forestry Institute (or MFI) may be able to take you there! MFI is an exciting, high-level training opportunity educating … read more of Municipal Forestry Institute 2017 Registration Closing Soon.
A message from Tree Canada You Can Help On behalf of our Board of Directors, staff and partners, I am contacting you to garner support in restoring the canopy cover of Fort McMurray. As you know, the fires that ravaged through Fort McMurray last May were devastating to both the community and the forests. We … read more of Operation ReLeaf: Restoring the Canopy Cover of Fort McMurray.
What? Urban Forest and Tree Management When? July 21, 2016 – 6 PM to Dusk Where? Van Doren’s Landing Park, 2901 Russell Road, Kent WA (South Shelter) Who? Mark Meade, recent past City of Seattle Forester — “The Challenges of Urban Forestry” Desiree Kennedy, Green Kent Steward “The Green Kent Partnership” Tom Hanson, Senior Forester … read more of Urban Forest and Tree Management Get-Together July 21.
Park Services of the City of Kelowna, B.C. warmly invites you to join your municipal industry colleagues for a day of education and networking during their annual Parks Fall Field Day on September 23, 2016. Admission: Free To RSVP, please call 250.469.8503 by September 2, 2016. Read more of Kelowna Parks Fall Field Day 2016.
Each year, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) sets traps around the state to detect gypsy moths, a non-native, highly invasive pest that has destroyed millions of acres of trees and forests in 20 Eastern states with infestations. For 40 years, WSDA has successfully prevented the moth from becoming established here in Washington. There … read more of 2015 Gypsy Moth Trappings May Lead to 2016 Treatments.
Submitted by Kayla Alderson, Division Administrative Assistant, Bartlett Tree Expert Company, Clackamas, OR. Terrill Collier, a well-respected member of the arboriculture community passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on May 11, 2015. Terrill graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Entomology. After graduation he returned to Portland to work in the family … read more of Tree Planting for Terrill Collier.