Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Upcoming Events from the Community Trees Program

September Calendar of Events from The Community Trees Program

Forest Health and Protection Workshop
Thu, September 6, 8:30am - 3:30pm
Jackson County Extension Services; 402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL 
Forest Health and Protection Workshops
Wed, September 19, 8:30am - 3:30pm
IL Dept of Agriculture, G.O. conference Room, IL State Fairgrounds; 8th St. x Sangamon Ave.  Gate 11,  Springfield, IL 
The 2012 Forest Health Workshops are designed for IDNR District Foresters, forest landowners, Walnut Council Association, Commercial Arborists, City Foresters, and green professionals. 
Presented by: The Morton Arboretum 
Registration: Phone - 630-719-2468, Monday - Friday 8:30am- 4:00pm
Municipal Emerald Ash Borer Symposium and Field Day
Thu, September 13, 8:00am - 3:30pm
Village of Hazel Crest, 3000 W. 170th Place, Hazel Crest, IL 60429 
Free Event but Space is Limited 
RSVP by Sept. 5th  
To register call or email Karin Strub at 
Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements. 
Please make Karin aware of dietary allergies. 
Karin Strub 
Call: 952-252-0534 

 Urban Tree Risk & Disasters: Assessment, Planning and Recovery
Tue, September 18, 3:00pm- 4:00pm EST : 2:00pm -3:00pm Central
Webinar - Check Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) website for coming details SMA Website

This webinar will share collaborative strategies and tools to help you develop a Vegetative Risk Management Plan (VRMP). The goals of VRMP are to reduce the impact of storms on the urban forest, lessen personal injuries and property damage and decrease emergency management cost. 
Questions? Contact Dudley Hartel at

Zone 5 Science Café: EAB Update
Thu, September 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Sterling Morton Library, The Morton Arboretum

Geared for Homeowners:
Get help with the tough choice of whether to treat for EAB or plan to remove your ash. Join entomologist Fredric Miller and other experts from The Morton Arboretum for a glass of wine and an update on responding to EAB and developing an action plan for the ash trees at your home and in your neighborhood.

Register today! Call 630-719-2468; or Email
Visit us on Meetup: EAB Science Cafe 

North East Municipal Foresters Lunch (NEMF)
Thu, September 20, 10am - 12pm
100 Linden Ave., Wilmette, IL 60091 
Dave Coulter and senior members of the garden team will lead a tour through the Baha'i Temple's recently renovated grounds. 2012 marks the 100 year anniversary of the temple and a number of renovations have recently been completed. Come walk through the gardens; they have quite a story that will appeal to anyone in the arboricultural/historic preservation world. 
Presented by: Illinois Arborist Association
RSVP to April Toney: (877)-617-8887 or

Tree Risk Assessment (The Biomechanics of Stability, Strength, and Structure)
Mon & Tue, September 24-25, 12:30pm - 6:00pm & 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thornhill Education Center, The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, Il 60532
Phone: 630-719-2468, Email
See webiste for pricing and other details: Tree Risk Assessment Website


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