GUFC 2017 COLLEGE CANOPY CONFERENCE
At this year’s College Canopy Conference on September 12 at Clayton State University in Morrow, we’ll hear talks on the latest research regarding changing urban landscapes and concerns such as the West Nile and Zyka viruses; campus sustainability, best practices for treecare and campus communication; tree risk assessment and keeping people safe; establishing a butterfly garden, pollinator garden, or arboretum; and specific challenges for treecare on college campuses. We’ll enjoy an interesting trail walk and talk through this lovely campus, including their QR-coded tree plantings,Spivey Hall, the Butterfly Garden,the Pollinator Garden, and Lakeview Discovery and Science Center, which is Georgia Peach Belt Green Building Certfied. Lunch included. CEUs available. This popular conference is a must for physical plant managers and crews, landscape directors, administrators, arborists, and others who are responsible for healthy campus urban forests. Meet your peers from other educational institutions, share projects, and gain new urban forestry knowledge and ideas. 4.75 ISA-certified arborists CEUs. Certificate of professional development available for landscape architects and others.
GUFC 2016 COLLEGE CANOPY CONFERENCE
The 2016 GUFC College Canopy Conference was September 14 at Oxford College of Emory University in Oxford, Georgia. We heard talks on best management practices and campus management plans and enoyed tours which included the Trees of the Oxford College Quad, Oxford’s famed Yarbrough Oak, and tree care on construction projects. We currently planning for next year’s conference! This popular conference is a must for physical plant managers and crews, landscape directors, administrators, arborists, and others who are responsible for healthy campus urban forests.
GUFC 2015 COLLEGE CANOPY CONFERENCE
Agnes Scott College in Decatur hosted this popular conference on September 22. Conference topics included Agnes Scott College’s urban forest audit, campus tree protection, water recycling, young tree pruning, nursery stock selection, Tree Campus USA, and the Agnes Scott Arboretum.
Past College Conference Presentations
University of Georgia Arboretum, Michael Orr
Sonic Technology, Chris Hastings, ArborMedics
Tree Campus USA, Susan Granbery
Silva Cell Installation at Clemson, Spence Rosenfled, Arborguard
Using a Consulting Arborist, Rob Swanson, Specimen
Emory’s No Net Forest Loss, Jimmy Powell, Emory University