Be part of the future October 1-2 in Memphis
The complexity of urban forest resource issues is increasing — come to this conference and be part of designing our future. We may not have all the answers, but the more creative minds the better.
- Learn about the critical urban forest resource issues.
- Discover innovative solutions and technologies being used in Tennessee and across the country.
- Develop strategies to expand our ability to build a green future.
- Strengthen our regional and statewide network of urban forestry professionals. MORE
Christopher Luley keynotes conference
Dr. Christopher J. Luley will talk about detecting decay in urban trees and the realities of root rot at TUFC's 24th annual urban forestry conference October 1-2 in Memphis.
Luly, vice president of Urban LLC, has years of experience in urban forest management and research, advanced diagnostics and pest management, tree risk assessment, and treatments for use in advanced plant health care.
UT student awarded TUFC scholarship
Samuel Peyton is the first recipient of the Bruce Webster Scholarship presented by TUFC.
Peyton is a senior urban forestry student at University of Tennessee. He recently assisted the Knoxville urban forester with a street tree inventory. Peyton’s scholarship will be presented at the TUFC conference dinner October 1. The scholarship honors recently retired state forester Bruce Webster.
Middleton named new arboretum
The Level 1 arboretum began as a Hardeman County Master Gardener project. The eight-acre park identifies 44 species. TUFC arboreta
Tree board workshop attracts 25 in Knoxville
Twenty-five participants in the UT workshop included representatives from Athens, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Knoxville, and Crossville. Topics included tree canopy, tree ordinances, pruning, and tree biology.