April 14, 2016
Hello Urban Forests Friends,
Here's what's happening in urban and community forestry:
Thanks for all you do for urban forestry!
California Urban Forests Council
Save the date -- August 9-11, 2016 --
2016 California Urban & Community Forests Conference
Agenda, registration, and accommodations info will be available here
starting in mid-May.
Share the news with friends, colleagues, and community members -- the Power of Trees impacts all of us! This year, we're encouraging you to bring your local community partners to the conference to enrich & expand the urban forest dialogue.
Stay tuned for more details!
Are you also a member of the Sierra Club?
The Loma Prieta Chapter of the Sierra Club (that covers counties of San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Benito) has a forest protection committee and is looking for a member with urban forestry interests and knowledge to join the Loma Prieta Chapter Forest Protection committee.
Any Sierra Club member residing in San Mateo, Santa Clara and San Benito would be eligible. Please contact Arthur Boone
for more information.
Learn at Lunch – Brown Bag Series
The California Urban Forest Council, Sacramento Region Chapter 2016/2017 Learn at Lunch Series begins on June 16.
These workshops provide advanced educational opportunities for urban forestry professionals (ISA CEU’s are requested for each session) and the public. Learn at lunch presentations are provided every two months.
Upcoming sessions include:
June 16, 2016
Erika Teach from Davey Tree Expert Company/US Forest Service
Topic: i-Tree 6.0 What’s New/What’s Cool
August 18, 2016
Professor Joe McBride, UC Berkeley
Topic: Temperature Patterns & Planning for the future
October 13, 2016
Glenn Flamik, CAlFire
Topic: CalFire Funding
December 15, 2016
Joe Benassini, City of Sacramento,
Topic: The New Sacramento Urban Forestry Ordinances (tentative)
Kathy Wolf Ph.D. ,
Topic: Human HEALTH & the Urban Forest (pending)
Thomas Smith, Ph.D.,
Topic: Creepy Crawlies & Other Pests
Sessions are free. Lunch is not provided. Please bring your own. Click here
for more information.
Thank you to everyone who has renewed their membership. We're putting together your membership packs along with updated membership cards and will be mailing those out by the end of the month.
For those still wishing to renew, you can do so by clicking here
. Now is a great time to renew or to become a new member with members receiving a number of benefits like discounted registration for our upcoming conference in August.