Tree Fund Webinar:  Arboricultural Biomechanics – Aug. 23

TREE Fund is hosting a free webinar Thursday, Aug. 23 at Noon CT with Dr. Brian Kane, the Massachusetts Arborists Association Professor of Commercial Arboriculture at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. Join the discussion on arboricultural biomechanics, the study of how arboricultural practices like pruning, cabling, and rigging affect the mechanical performance of trees. Register today!

TREE Fund webinars bring you the latest in tree research, directly from the scientists themselves. These one-hour programs are free and offer 1 CEU credit from ISA, SAF or NALP.



2018 Tree ID, Insects and Disease Workshop – Sept. 13

Join NDUCFA at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck Sept. 13 for the opportunity to expand your knowledge and comfort level in identifying trees and tree insects, diseases and disorders. Joe Zeleznik, NDSU Extension, and Lezlee Johnson, NDFS, will share their expertise through presentations, publications and looking at actual samples.

Registration Fee (non-refundable)

Members: $25 per person

Nonmembers: $40 per person


8:30-8:45 am Registration (must be pre-registered)
8:45-9:30 am Tree identification – deciduous
9:10-10:15 am Tree identification – conifers
10:15-10:30 am Break
10:30-11:30 am Introduction to tree insects, diseases and abiotic disorders
11:30 am-12:30 pm Samples from attendees, Tree House of Horrors
12:30-1:15 pm Lunch On-Site (included with registration)
1:15-3:00 pm Practice outdoors (or continue with samples if bad weather)
3:00-3:30 pm EAB signs and symptoms
3:30-3:45 pm Break
3:45-4:15 pm Improve tree resilience
4:15-4:30 pm Evaluation and wrap-up

Note: Above schedule subject to change without notice.

Register online or submit a registration form to NDUCFA by Aug. 30.



Grant Project Training:  Enhancement of Small/Midsize Urban Forests in North Dakota

Feb. 21 – ND TIP Tool Webinar for CTAP Cities – View recording

March 21 – ND TIP Tool/EAB Calculator Webinar for CTAP Cities – Noon-1 p.m. – View recording



Podcasts from the International Society of Arboriculture

ArborPod™:  Sharpen your knowledge of arboriculture topics with ISA’s informative, entertaining and free podcasts! Check this site regularly to learn about new podcast episodes, which are all available to download or listen to online for free. You can also subscribe to the podcast to be notified by email or your mobile device when a new episode is available.