Building Great Communities

September 6-7, 2007
Memphis, TN
The Tennessee Urban Forestry Council is pleased to co-present this annual conference with American Planners Association, American Society of Landscape Architects, U.S. Green Building Council, and the Urban Land Institute. The conference will also overlap with the 8th Annual Tennessee Tree Climbing Championship.


The theme of this year’s conference is “Building Great Communities.” The conference will be held in partnership with the American Planning Association, American Society of Landscape Architects, U.S. Green Building Council, and Urban Land Institute.
Conference program highlights include:
* Trees and Woody Ornamentals for the Landscape
* The Art and Science of Arboriculture
* Plants and the Insects that Love them
* Insects, Management and Treatments on Urban Trees
* Planning Tools for Quality Communities – Including Urban Forestry Greenprinting
* Trees and Construction: What is takes to be Successful
* Avoiding Infrastructure Bankruptcy: The Natural Infrastructure Solution – Including trees as part of the solution
* The Big Chill: Impact on Tree Physiology, Arbor Care and Nursery Production
* Natural Resources: Quality Growth and Development, Lakeland Model – Including urban forestry
* Landscape and Tree Ordinances – What is on the Horizon?
* The Greening of Wal-Mart
* Parking lot design
The conference will be held at the Memphis Hilton. Pre-conference tours and an opening reception will be Wednesday, September 5. ISA and Pesticide Points will be assigned.
For hotel information and to register, visit Building Great Communities.
The Opening Reception and pre-conference tours will be on Wednesday, September 5th. On Saturday, September 8th, there will be a tour of the Memphis Botanic Gardens. ISA and pesticide points will be assigned.
For conference and championship registration, visit the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council.