Webinar Series: The End of Tree Plagues June 7-8: 1-3pm EST

  • 7 June 2017 To 8 June 2017
  • Start time : 01:00 PM
  • End time : 03:00 PM
  • Event Host : Sustainable City Network Academy
Webinar Series: The End of Tree Plagues June 7-8: 1-3pm EST
Event Description

Sustainable City Network will present an online training course for any personnel who are responsible for initiatives related to urban forestry, parks and/or tree canopy management.

This course will be presented in two 2-hour sessions held on consecutive days, June 7 and 8, 2017. Both class sessions begin promptly at 10 a.m. Pacific, 11 a.m. Mountain, noon Central and 1 p.m. Eastern. The sessions will be recorded so registrants may attend live or via on-demand streaming video.

The End of Tree Plagues is a workshop for civil engineers, landscape architects, architects, urban foresters, planners, or anyone responsible for the care of trees. It will provide professionals the tools to communicate and implement a staged Ash tree canopy removal and replacement with a resilient future forest for their community.

Since 1902, the United States, has suffered through three catastrophic tree plagues. Chestnut Blight and Dutch Elm Disease led to the premature loss of hundreds of millions of our great American Chestnut and American Elm forests. About a decade ago in the Upper Midwest, Emerald Ash Borer hit our American Ash trees. Arborists and community foresters nationwide, are in full crisis mode to pro-actively manage EAB, for both canopy and budget impacts.

This course is appropriate for a wide range of participants who want to gain perspective on the issue of invasive tree diseases. It will benefit municipal, state and federal government employees and private-sector consultants responsible for initiatives related to urban forestry, parks and urban planning & development, sustainability and tree canopy projects, as well as civil engineers, landscape architects, urban planners and architects.

This course consists of two 2-hour online sessions that take place on Wednesday and Thursday, June 7 & 8, 2017. Each registrant will be provided with electronic copies of course materials prior to the online course.

Classes will include lecture and Q & A utilizing the platform. A quiet room and a reliable Internet connection are required to take this course. See for technical requirements.

Certificates of completion will be provided to all attendees after the final session.

Two 2-hour sessions will be held June 7 & 8, 2017;
Each session will begin promptly at 10 a.m. Pacific Time, which is 11 a.m. Mountain Time, noon Central Time and 1 p.m. Eastern Time.

Group rates:
3-5 people: 20% off, enter promo code GroupRate3-5
6-9 people: 25% off, enter promo code GroupRate6-9
10-Plus people: 30% off, enter promo code GroupRate10-Plus

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Sustainable City Network Academy
  • Speakers / Presenters
      Peter MacDonagh, director of design + science at Kestrel Design Group, Inc., specializes in state-of-the-art ecological restoration, urban forestry, stormwater planning and green roof technologies. He has over 30 years of experience providing ecological and sustainable site design for stormwater management, lake and river restoration, natural areas management plans, botanical inventories, urban forests, green roof installations and mining reclamation. He is a Registered Landscape Architect in 7 states and 1 Canadian Province and was inducted as a Fellow of the ASLA in 2013. He serves as Adjunct Faculty at the University of Minnesota's College of Design and continues to build his professional credentials and carry the message of alternative future scenarios by speaking across the world about green technologies in the landscape.
  • Cost
    • Early Bird Rate (until May 26th): $199
      General Rate: $248
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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