Tennesee Urban Forestry Council Annual Meeting - Tree Board and Pollinator Workshops

The Forest Resources Research & Education Center
Oak Ridge
Thursday, October 5, 2017
10 am - 2 pm

Tree Board Workshop
Sam Adams, University of Tennessee
Kasey Krouse, City of Knoxville
Tom Simpson, Division of Forestry
Share ideas on how different tree boards function in different communities through short presentations and group activities. Types of tree boards and the role of a tree board member.
How to build resources and market the urban forest
Ideas for outreach, education, fundraising, and developing partnerships. How to have more productive tree board meetings and keep members engaged. Ideas for working with local government agencies and collaborating with other organizations on your urban forestry projects and goals.

Tree Selection and Pollinators
Jamie Herold, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Populations of many pollinator species are in decline. Urban ecosystems are increasingly being recognized as important pollinator habitats. Learn which tree species and management practices are most beneficial for pollinators.


Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the public.