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2019 Annual Conference and workshop

September 20-21, 2019
prescott, arizona


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Friday, September 20, 2019

7:00am - 8:00am

 Registration & Raffle Ticket Sales & Vendor Marketplace 

 

 BREAKFAST: Eggs, Sausage, Potatoes, Pastries, Fruit, Coffee, & Juice 

8:00am - 8:15am

  ACTC President Welcome

8:15am -10:15am

General Session (2 ISA CEUs)  

David Kelley: The role of soils in water storage and delivery to trees, landscape position and tree distribution (a function of soil moisture status, among other ecological factors), and site assessments for arborists.

10:15am-10:30am

  BREAK: Raffle Ticket Sales & Vendor Marketplace

 


 PRINCIPLE (Track 1)


PRACTICE (Track 2) 

 
CERTIFIED ARBORIST REVIEW


10:30am-11:30am

Break-out Sessions-->

Tucson City Water Harvesting Ordinance

(1 ISA CEU)

Fernando Molina


Urban Heat Island Mitigation by Desert-Adapted Trees

(1 ISA CEU)

Ed Mulrean

Certified Arborist Review Jeopardy 

(1 ISA CEU)
David Mikulak & Dalton Gormey

11:30am - 12:30pm

  LUNCH: Deli Buffet (Goldwater Ballroom) & Raffle Ticket Sales
  Raffle Drawings & Vendor Marketplace

 
12:30pm - 1:30pm


Break-out Sessions
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Rainwater Harvesting:  Designing for Success

(1 ISA CEU)

Lincoln Perino 


Urban & Community Forestry Grant Recipient Showcase


(1 ISA CEU)


Az Dept of Forestry and Fire Mgmt- Office of the State Forester

Certified Arborist Review Jeopardy 

(1 ISA CEU)
David Mikulak & Dalton Gormey

 1:30pm - 1:40pm

  BREAK: Raffle Ticket Sales & Vendor Marketplace


 1:40pm - 2:40pm


Break-out Sessions
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Water Works: Making the Most of the Limited Water Allocated for our Future Urban Forests

(1 ISA CEU)

Dave Dickson

 Irrigation Systems: New, and Tried and True

(1 ISA CEU)


Bob Franchetto


Certified Arborist Review Jeopardy 

(1 ISA CEU)


David Mikulak & Dalton Gormey

2:40pm - 2:50pm

  BREAK: Raffle Ticket Sales & Vendor Marketplace


 2:50 pm - 3:50 pm


Break-Out Sessions
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Trees That Don't Work in Commercial Landscapes - and Some That Do

(1 ISA CEU)

Jackie Lyle


Irrigation of Trees and Turf Conversions

(1 ISA CEU)


Rick Robinson & Richard Adkins

Certified Arborist Review Jeopardy 

(1 ISA CEU)


David Mikulak & Dalton Gormey

3:50pm - 5:00pm

  Closing & Raffle Drawings
           

6:00pm - 9:00pm

  Networking Reception: All Welcome

 


  Saturday, September 21, 2019

5:30am - 1:00pm

  Pest Management Workshop: Tree Health Care (6 PDM / OPM CEUs plus 6 ISA CEUs)
           

5:30am - 6:00am Light Breakfast Buffet: Bagels, Fruit, Coffee, & Juice
6:00am - 7:00am Urban Trees in their Environment: understanding a trees fundamental biology, and important environmental interactions with climate, soil and microbial partners

Rebecca Senior (Tree Biology)    Sheri McLane (Soil, Nutrient Cycling, Microbe Partners)

7:10am - 8:10am Pest Identification, Modes of Action and Avoiding Pesticide Resistance

Rebecca Senior (Insect ID)    Jennifer Weber

8:20am - 9:20am Pesticide Safety and Current Topics Update

Jennifer Weber

9:30am - 10:30am Diagnosing Common Biotic & Abiotic Diseases of Landscape Trees:  An Overview

Ed Mulrean     Rebecca Senior

10:40am - 11:40am Tree Diagnostics Workshop

Ed Mulrean     Rebecca Senior

11:50am - 12:50pm Managing an Urban Landscape for Low Pest Impact on Trees: Working with IPM, identifying and reporting invasive pests and new diseases, tools and techniques to avoid pest and disease transmission

Rebecca Senior

12:50pm - 1:00pm Review: Questions, Review Resource Sheet
   

7:30am - 12:30pm

  ISA Certified Arborist Exam: Pre-registration with ISA is required. Exam Registration Deadline is Sepetember 5. Get More Info

   

7:30am - 12:30pm

  Soils Walk Led by David Kelley

 

9:00am - 11:30pm

  How to Harvest Water to Support Urban Trees: a Workshop to Teach the Teacher



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