Event Details

Thursday, May 3rd, 8:30am-3:45pm

Vermont Arbor Day Conference

Plant. Live. Grow.

The Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program is hosting our third annual one-day conference in honor of Arbor Day and all of the hardworking professionals and stewards that care for our community trees.

Lunch is included in the cost of the conference.

Registration deadline: April 25th

Click here for session descriptions.


8:30am: Refreshments and check-in

9:00am: Opening Remarks

9:15am: Wise Trees with Diane Cook & Len Jenshel

10:15am: Networking

10:30am: Session 1 Workshops (choose 1):

  • Tick Talk
  • Managing Urban & Community Forests
  • Tree ID Made Easy
  • Technical Tree Climbing* (WORKSHOP IS FULL)

There are only 3 tickets left for the professionals workshops!

11:15am: Networking

11:30am: Session 2 Workshops (choose 1):

  • Elm restoration
  • Emerald Ash Borer-Prepare Your Community
  • Citizen Science with iNaturalist
  • Technical Tree Climbing* (WORKSHOP IS FULL)

12:15pm: Lunch (provided)

1:00pm: Awards Ceremony

1:45 pm: Networking

2 pm: Session 3 Workshops (choose 1):

  • Success and Challenges of Managing in a Floodplain
  • Planning For Forests and Wildlife: Act 171
  • Heritage Narratives
  • Arborist Technical Rigging* (WORKSHOP IS FULL)

2:30pm: Networking

2:45pm: Session 4 Workshops (choose 1):

  • What's Wrong With My Tree?
  • Renovating Existing Sidewalk Tree Wells
  • Trees for Managed Landscapes
  • Arborist Technical Rigging* (WORKSHOP IS FULL)

3:45pm: End of Day

*Technical Tree Climbing and Rigging workshops are open to tree care professionals only.

ISA & pesticide applicator credits will be available.

The $40 registration fee can be paid online with a credit card or offline with a check.

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate, please contact Gwen Kozlowski at [email protected] at 1-800-571-0668 or 802-651-8343 by April 18, 2018.

  • When: Thu May. 3
    8:30 am - 3:45 pm

  • Address: 36 College Street
    Montpelier VT,US 05602

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