ARIZONA COMMUNITY TREE COUNCIL, INC.






Conference & Workshops SCHEDULE


FRIDAY, September 16 

Conference, Certified Arborist Review, & Vendor Marketplace

PLANTING FOR TREES Arizona's Resilient Urban Forests in 2042

7:00am-8:00am

  • Registration
  • Raffle Ticket Sales
  • Vendor Marketplace 
  • Breakfast

8:00am-8:15am

ACTC President Welcome 

8:15am-9:15am 

General Session

Tree Species Considerations for Arizona’s Urban Forests

Richard Adkins

 (1 ISA CEUs)  

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9:15am - 10:15am

General Session

Climate Change: The Benefits and Limits of our Urban Forest

Donna DiFrancesco, City of Mesa

 (1 ISA CEUs)  

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10:15am-10:30am
  • Break
  • Raffle Ticket Sales
  • Vendor Marketplace


10:30am-11:30am
Break-out Sessions-->

TRACK 1

Using Tree Inventories and Modeling Software to Help Tree Care Professionals Better Forecast Changes in the Composition

 Ray Leimkuehler, Desert Botanical Garden

(1 ISA CEU)

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TRACK 2

Certified Arborist Review Jeopardy

Session #1 


David Mikulak, Natural Beauty Tree Works, LLC &

Dalton Gormey, Serious Landscaping & Grounds Care LLC

(1 ISA CEU)

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 11:30am-12:30pm

  • Lunch
  • Raffle Ticket Sales
  • Vendor Marketplace

 
12:30pm-1:30pm
Break-out Sessions
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TRACK 1

* Three Key Strategies to Increase Urban Forest Resilience in a Changing Climate

Ann Audrey

(1 ISA CEU & *1 PMD/OPM CEU)

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TRACK 2

Certified Arborist Review Jeopardy 

Session #2

 

David Mikulak, Natural Beauty Tree Works, LLC &

Dalton Gormey, Serious Landscaping & Grounds Care LLC

(1 ISA CEU)

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 1:30pm-1:45pm

  • Break
  • Raffle Ticket Sales
  • Vendor Marketplace


     1:45pm-2:45pm
    Break-out Sessions
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    TRACK 1

     Tree Preservation on Construction Sites 

    Ryan Gilpin, Nidus Consulting

    (1 ISA CEU)

    TRACK 2

    Certified Arborist Review Jeopardy

    Session #3


    David Mikulak, Natural Beauty Tree Works, LLC &

    Dalton Gormey, Serious Landscaping & Grounds Care LLC

    (1 ISA CEU)

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    2:45pm-3:00pm

    • Break
    • Raffle Ticket Sales
    • Vendor Marketplace


    3:00pm-4:00pm
    Break-Out Sessions
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    TRACK 1

    Become a Microbe Manager:  Laying the Groundwork for Successful Trees 

    Kelly Bull, Kelly Bull Permaculture Design

    (1 ISA CEU)

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    TRACK 2

    Certified Arborist Review Jeopardy

    Session #4


    David Mikulak, Natural Beauty Tree Works, LLC &

    Dalton Gormey, Serious Landscaping & Grounds Care LLC

    (1 ISA CEU)

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    4:00pm-4:30pm

    • Raffle Drawings
    • Closing            

       

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    SATURDAY, September 17

    Pest Management Workshop

    (6 PDM/OPM CEUs plus 6 ISA CEUs)


    7:00am-7:45am

    • Registration
    • Breakfast
    7:45am-8:00am Welcome


    8:00am-9:00am

    Using the New Arizona and New Mexico Urban Tree Threat Guide

    Ann Audrey

    (1 ISA and 1 PMD/OPM CEUs)

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    9:00am-10:00am


    Integrated Pest Management

    Aly McAlexander,  AZ Dept of Forestry and Fire Management

    (1 ISA and 1 PMD/OPM CEUs)

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     10:00am-10:15am

    Break


    10:15am-11:15am

    Pest Management in Urban Landscapes: Alternatives to Chemical Control

    Shaku Nair, University of Arizona

    (1 ISA and 1 PMD/OPM CEUs)

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    11:15am-12:15pm

    Abiotic vs. Biotic Disorders of Woody Plants

    Dennis Swartzell, Horticulture Consultants Inc.

    (1 ISA and 1 PMD/OPM CEUs)

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    12:15pm-12:45pm

    Lunch 


    12:45pm-1:45pm

    Maintaining a Healthy Urban Forest Through Species Selection and Best Practices in Plant Health Care

    Rebecca Senior, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension

    (1 ISA and 1 PMD/OPM CEUs)

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    1:45pm-2:45pm

    Pesticide Safety – Don’t Put Your Health in Jeopardy


    Jennifer Weber, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension, University of Arizona


    (1 ISA and 1 PMD/OPM CEUs)


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    2:45pm-3:00pm

    • Wrap-up
    • Complete CEU Sign-up Sheets

    SATURDAY, September 17

    Tree Care for Birds & Wildlife Workshop (6 ISA CEUs)

    7:00am-7:45am
    • Registration
    • Breakfast
    7:45am-8:00am Welcome 


    8:00am-8:30am

    Introduction, Importance of Wildlife in Tree Care & Resources

    Ryan Gilpin, Nidus Consulting

    (.5 ISA CEU)

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    8:30am - 9:15am

    Laws Protecting Bird Species and Typical Nests of Birds in Arizona

    Tracy McCarthey, Arizona Game and Fish Department

    (.75 ISA CEU)

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    9:15am - 10:00am

    Habitat Value, Breeding Seasons, Pre-Work Inspections

    Ryan Gilpin, Nidus Consulting

    (.75 ISA CEU)

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     10:00am - 10:15am

    Break


    10:15am - 11:15am

    Outdoor Practice - Pre-work Inspections

    Ryan Gilpin, Nidus Consulting

    (1 ISA CEU)

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    11:15am - 12:15pm

    Performing Work Near Active Nests & Emergencies

    Ryan Gilpin, Nidus Consulting

    (1 ISA CEU)

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    12:15pm-12:45pm
    • Lunch (included) 


    12:45pm - 1:45pm

    Liberty Wildlife Native Birds

    Laura Hackett & Jan Miller, Liberty Wildlife

    (1 ISA CEU)

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    1:45pm - 2:45pm

    Managing Wildlife Habitat

    Ryan Gilpin, Nidus Consulting

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    2:45pm - 3:00pm  Wrap Up & Complete CEU Sign-In Sheets



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