An Urban Tree Care Conference
January 30th & 31st, 2020

Our Speakers

Dr. Catherine LavisDr. Cathie Lavis is a Professor at Kansas State University in the Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources. She teaches Arboriculture, Sustainable Landscape Maintenance, Horticultural Irrigation Systems and the Business of Landscape Contracting. Dr. Lavis received the American Horticultural Society Teaching Award, the Irrigation Association Educator of the Year Award; the Kansas State Presidential Advising Award, the International Society of Arboriculture Alex Shigo Award for Excellence in Arboricultural Education, and the Outstanding University Teaching Award. She serves as advisor to the Kansas State Horticulture Club and coaches the Landscape Contracting Team for the National Collegiate Landscape Competition that hosts 29 horticultural competitive events and the largest green industry career fair in the country.