Save the Date - February 10th - 11th, 2022

Healthy Arborist, Healthy Trees, Thriving Communities


Planning continues for our in-person Think Trees NM Conference in February 2022.

Safety is our top priority by adhering to all local and state guidelines.

We'll be adding more information soon.

The Annual Conference will be held at:

1000 Woodward Pl. NE
Albuquerque, NM  87102
Front Desk:  505.245.7100
Reservations:  1.888.728.3025

Take advantage of the special Think Trees room rates! For government rates, please call the hotel directly.

If you missed our Virtual Urban Tree Care Conference on February 17th - 19th, 2021, you can watch the video sessions on our Past Conference Resources page or directly on our YouTube channel.

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Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees

Trees that have stood the test of time and show some battle scars, dead branches, and other signs of aging are often referred to as veterans. On a once-beautiful tree, these signs might suggest a ‘mortality spiral’ to tree owners, and to arborists. ‘Death with dignity’ may seem simpler than dealing with maintenance and liability…

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Soil and the City, Episode 5: Trees – the Love Child of Soil, Water and Air

by Amy Bell, PLA, ASLA, ISA Certified Arborist FBT Architects Landscape Architect​ This six-part blog series investigates the reasons why we have fallen out of love with soil (or at the very least taken it for granted) and how we can rekindle that relationship through an amended approach to the design and construction of our…

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Soil and the City, Episode 4: Romancing the Soil – Towards Making Amend(ment)s

by Amy Bell, PLA, ASLA, ISA Certified Arborist FBT Architects Landscape Architect​ This six-part blog series investigates the reasons why we have fallen out of love with soil (or at the very least taken it for granted) and how we can rekindle that relationship through an amended approach to the design and construction of our…

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Soil and the City, Episode 3: Sorry Soil, It’s Not You, It’s Us – The Break Up

by Amy Bell, PLA, ASLA, ISA Certified Arborist FBT Architects Landscape Architect​ This six-part blog series investigates the reasons why we have fallen out of love with soil (or at the very least taken it for granted) and how we can rekindle that relationship through an amended approach to the design and construction of our…

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Soil and the City, Episode 2: Baggage – A Brief History of New Mexico’s Love Affair with Soil

by Amy Bell, PLA, ASLA, ISA Certified Arborist FBT Architects Landscape Architect​ his six-part blog series investigates the reasons why we have fallen out of love with soil (or at the very least taken it for granted) and how we can rekindle that relationship through an amended approach to the design and construction of our…

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Soil and the City, Episode 1: Can Soil Get its Groove Back?

by Amy Bell, PLA, ASLA, ISA Certified Arborist FBT Architects Landscape Architect This six-part blog series will investigate the reasons why we have fallen out of love with soil (or at the very least taken it for granted) and how we can rekindle that relationship through an amended approach to the design and construction of…