ATC '20 Schedule of Events

Below please find a tentative schedule of events for this year's ATC '20. A virtual adventure, ATC '20 will occur throughout the entire month of October. Registrants can attend live broadcasts and Q&A's at the specified times below or view recordings the following day on PNW-ISA's new Learning Management System (LMS). Registrants will have until November 30, 2020 to view all ATC '20 content they register for.

 

Please note: PNW-ISA is still contributing webinars to this year's schedule. We hope to finalize the schedule by late-September. As a registrant of this year's ATC, you get to customize your virtual adventure and select the various webinars, networking and social opportunities you wish to attend. So, get ready to acquire some new knowledge, network with peers and have fun!

 

OUR ARBOREAL WORLDS: WEAVING THE TAPESTRY OF TREES & PEOPLE

Keynote Address presented by: Dr. Nalini Nadkarni

Thursday, October 1, 2020 | 12 pm PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

CANOPY CONNECTIONS: ADVANCING EQUITY, WELLNESS & COMMUNITY IN ARBORICULTURE - EVEN DURING A PANDEMIC

Presented by: Dr. Paul Ries

Friday, October 2, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

IS IT ENVIRONMENTALLY ETHICAL TO PLANT NON-NATIVE TREES

Presented by: Dr. Linda Chalker Scott

Monday, October 5, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bp

 

BIOCHAR IN THE MANAGED LANDSCAPE

Presented by: Dr. Drew Zwart

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 | 9 am PDT (90-Minutes) | CEU's: 1.5 - A, M, 1/2 Bs, 1/2 Bp

 

SIDEWALKS & TREES - HOW TO COEXIST BETTER

Presented by: Gordon Mann

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 | 1 pm PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

FIRE ADAPTED LANDSCAPING FOR ARBORISTS

Presented by: Michael Beaudoin

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | 1 pm PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

PNW-ISA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (OPEN TO ALL PNW-ISA MEMBERS)

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 7 am PDT (60-Minutes) 

 

LEVEL 3 INSPECTIONS; A NON-INVASIVE APPROACH TO TREE RISK MANAGEMENT

Presented by: Robert Booty

Thursday, October 8, 2020 | 9 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

KNOWING YOUR NUMBERS

Presented by: Edward Morrow

Friday, October 9, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, U, M, Bm

 

BUILDING EQUITABLE URBAN FORESTRY CAREER PATHWAYS

Presented by: Sarah Lillie Anderson

Monday, October 12, 2020 | 10 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

THE GROWING OF TREES IN STORMWATER PROJECTS REQUIRES MORE THAN PASSION

Presented by: Wei Zhang & Gordon Mann

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bp

 

HOW DOES URBAN TREE CARE IMPACT WILDLIFE? A REVIEW OF LATEST SCIENCE

Presented by: Ryan Gilpin & Corey Bassett

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 | 1 pm PDT (30-Minutes) | CEU: 1/2 - A, T, U, M, Bm

 

ROAD SALT & URBAN FORESTRY

Presented by: Wei Zhang

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU's: 1 - A, M, 1/2 Bs, 1/2 Bp

 

CONTRACT CLIMBERS: AN UNTAPPED TRAINING RESOURCE

Presented by: Craig Bachmann

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 | 1 pm PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, T, M, Bm

 

WRITING CLEAR PRUNING SPECIFICATIONS THAT CANNOT BE MISUNDERSTOOD

Presented by: Gordon Mann

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, T, U, M, Bp

 

SOIL: WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT WORKS

Presented by: James Cassidy

Thursday, October 15, 2020 | 1 pm PDT (120-Minutes) | CEU's: 2 - A, M, 1/2 Bs, 1/2 Bp

 

BEYOND POINT AND SHOOT: USING PHOTOGRAPHY TO COMMUNICATE TREES

Presented by: Dr. Paul Ries

Friday, October 16, 2020 | 11 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

URBAN CANOPY AND ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

Presented by: Chris Madison

Monday, October 19, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

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HOW INTEGRATED VEGETATION MANAGEMENT ON RIGHTS OF WAY MEET THE TENTS OF SUSTAINABILITY

Presented by: Stephen Hilbert

Monday, October 19, 2020 | 11:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: TBD

 

LET GOATS BE GOATS: TARGETED BROWSING TO REDUCE FIRE FUELS

Presented by: Craig & Sue Lani Madsen

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bs

 

A MOST PRINCELY TREE: DAVID DOUGLAS & NORTHWEST FORESTS

Presented by: Jack Nisbet

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | 1:00 pm PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, T, M, Bs

 

TAKING OUR CUES FROM NATURE: SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE FOR POSITIVE HUMAN-NATURE INTERACTIONS

Presented by: Cathi Lamoreux

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

PROTECT OUR PLANTS PART I: INSECTS & PATHWAYS OF INVASION

Presented by: Todd Murray

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 1 pm PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU's: 1 - A, M, 1/2 Bp and Bm

 

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WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS AWARDS CEREMONY - LIVE BROADCAST

Join PNW-ISA as it recognizes this year's Arborist & Volunteer of the Year recipients. 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 3:30 pm PDT

 

SOIL MOISTURE: THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTOR FOR YOUNG TREE SURVIVAL

Presented by: Wei Zhang

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, T, M, Bp

 

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UTILITY PRUNING BEST PRACTICES

Presented by: Geoffrey Kempter

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 11:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU's: 1 - A, U, M, Bm

 

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TREE-VIA!  GAME SHOW - LIVE BROADCAST

Thursday, October 22, 2020 | 6:00 pm PDT (60-Minutes)

 

one tacoma, one canopy, many voices: planning an equitable urban forest

Presented by: Maegan Blansett & Chris Peiffer

Friday, October 23, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

protect our plants part II - first detector training

Presented by: Rachel Bomberger

Friday, October 23, 2020 | 1 pm PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU's: 1 - A, M, 1/2 Bp and Bm

 

THE TREES WHERE PEOPLE LIVE

Presented by: Gordon Mann

Monday, October 26, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

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TREE RISK ASSESSMENT FOR UTILITIES

Presented by: Geoffrey Kempter

Thursday, October 26, 2020 | 11:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, U, M, Bm

 

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PNw forest health (a 3-part series)

PNW FOREST HEALTH part 1: steps of diagnosis of forest insects and diseases

Presented by: Kristen Chadwick

Monday, October 26, 2020 | 1 pm PDT (50-Minutes) | CEU's: 1 -A, M, 3/4 Bs, 1/4 Bp

Note: There will be a 10-minute break between each program in the series. Q&A for all 3 programs at 4 pm PDT

 

PNW FOREST HEALTH PART 2: root diseases in inland northwest forests

Presented by: Christy Cleaver

Monday, October 26, 2020 | 2 pm PDT (50-Minutes) | CEU's: 1 -A, M, 3/4 Bs, 1/4 Bp

Note: There will be a 10-minute break between each program in the series. Q&A for all 3 programs at 4 pm PDT

 

PNW FOREST HEALTH PART 3: WOOD DECAY IN NATIVE FOREST TREES AND THE PERFECT MICRO-ORGANISMS FOR THE JOB

Presented by: Betsy Goodrich

Monday, October 26, 2020 | 3 pm PDT (50-Minutes) | CEU's: 1 -A, M, 3/4 Bs, 1/4 Bp

Note: There will be a 10-minute break between each program in the series. Q&A for all 3 programs at 4 pm PDT

 

fungal fruiting bodies on trees and what they mean

Presented by: Kelly Chadwick

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 9 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bs

 

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women's panel discussion - LIVE BROADCAST

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 | 12:00 pm PDT (60-Minutes) | TBD

 

climate change - where are we in our knowledge & understanding?

Presented by: Dr. Julian Dunster

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, 1/2 Bp and 1/2 Bm

 

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ENTERING THE CANOPY: A PANEL DISCUSSION ON STUDENT PERSPECTIVES & CAREER DEVELOPMENT - LIVE BROADCAST

Moderated by: Corey Bassett & Caleb McIlraith

Panelists: Sarah Bishop, Reg Eddy, Ben Kappen, Katie Kosanke, Alex Martin & April Sprague 

Thursday, October 28, 2020 | 3 pm PDT (60-Minutes)| CEU: 1 - A, M, U, Bm

 

equity & environmental justice in urban forestry

Presented by: Ben Thompson

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, Bm

 

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YOU CANNOT TAKE THE FOREST OUT OF THE TREE: THE CHALLENGE TO MANAGING OUR URBAN FORESTS

Presented by: John Ball

Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 1 pm PDT (60-Minutes) | CEU: 1 - A, M, 1/2 Bm, 1/2 Bp

 

dealing with change & transitions

Presented by: Jason Swain

Friday, October 30, 2020 | 8:30 am PDT (120-Minutes) | CEU'S: 2 - A, U, M, Bm