An Urban Tree Care Conference
January 18th & 19th, 2018

Agenda

Conference Schedule is subject to change without notice.

*** Door prize items drawn throughout both days.
*** Please visit the vendor and non-profit displays found outside the conference hall.
*** To qualify for NMDA CEU, you must complete paperwork on both days.

Day 1 Morning

07:00 – 08:00 Registration
08:00 – 08:30

Opening Remarks and Announcements
    - Think Trees NM President Bryan Suhr
    - Invited Guest – Greg Miller, ASLA President

08:30 – 09:30 Dr. Ed Gilman –  The Educated Climber
09:30 - 09:45 Break
09:45 – 10:45 James Urban, FASLA – Six Critical Design Requirements for Urban Trees
10:45 - 11:45 Nancy Buley – Creating Canopy – Planting for Diversity
11:45 – 01:00 Lunch

Day 1 Afternoon

01:00 - 02:00 James Urban – Assessing and Working with Urban Soils
02:00 - 03:00 Dr. Ed Gilman - The Educated Climber, continued
03:00 – 03:15 Break
03:15 - 04:15 Dr. Ed Gilman - The Educated Climber, continued

Day 2 Morning

07:30 – 08:15 Registration, Sponsor and Partner Exhibits
08:15 – 08:30 Welcome and Updates
08:30 – 09:30 Paul Johnson, Texas A&M, ISA – Trees are Key in the West
09:30 - 09:45 Break
  Session 1 Session 2
09:45 – 10:45 Dr. Tom Coleman, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection – Current and Future Threats to Urban Forest Health in New Mexico Craig Murk, ACRT – Pruning Standards and Safety
10:45 - 11:45 Dr. Leslie Beck, NMSU Extension Weed Specialist – Weed Management in Turf and Tree Landscapes Panel Discussion – Pruning Safety in the Field
11:45 – 01:00 Lunch

Day 2 Afternoon

  Main Session

ISA Examinations

01:00 - 02:00 Nancy Buley – Where Trees Come From/NM Production Arborist Examinations
02:00 - 03:00 Korey Lofy, Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements - Current Pesticide Categories, Chemistry, and Control
03:00 – 03:15 Break
03:15 - 04:15 Dr. Rossana Sallenave, NMSU Aquatics – Impact of Urban Horticulture on Water Quality
04:15 - 04:30 Questions & Survey Questions & Survey