Recognize excellence with forestry award nomination
Here's your chance to recognize the people and groups who make urban forestry possible in Tennessee.
Nominations for TUFC's Urban Forestry Awards of Excellence are due July 31.
TUFC presents awards for outstanding leadership, education efforts, or activities that have made a significant contribution to establishing and maintaining viable community forests in Tennessee. Categories include the Private Professional, Media, Builder/Developer, Government Employee, Citizen Activist, Green Industry, and Tree Board awards. Nomination form
Knoxville hosts tree board workshop July 22
Tree biology, tree canopy, city ordinances, and right-tree planting are the focus of a day-long tree board workshop in Knoxville July 22.
Scheduled presenters include Dr. Sharon Jean-Philippe, Kasey Krouse, and Nick Bridgeman.
The workshop runs 9am to 3pm and includes lunch and a tour of the utility arboretum at UT. Register
Nature Conservancy spotlights alien invasion
The Nature Conservancy needs your help in identifying invasive plant and animal species. Tennessee is seeing a growing threat from such pests as emerald ash borer and the Asian longhorned beetle. The Conservancy's Healthy Trees, Healthy Tennessee can show you how to help stop these pests. Slideshow
‘Trees of Tennessee’ features landmark, notable trees
- Hardcover coffee table book with 128 full-color pages
- More than 150 images including 68 notable, champion, landmark, historic, and heritage trees