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Sept. 24-26, 2008

The 29th Annual Texas Tree Conference
September 24-26, 2008

College Station Hilton
"Trees For The Future"

The 21st Texas Tree Conference in Waco was a huge success with over 300 participants. Next years conference will be at the end of September in College Station.  To volunteer or for more information, contact the 2008 Conference Chair John Giedraitis

2007 Conference pictures are here

Award Pictures are here

Event Date: October 10-12, 2007


Join us in Waco Convention Center on October 10 to 12, 2007 for the 21st annual Texas Tree Conference.

The best way to stay up-to-date is by attending the 2007 Texas Tree Conference. Network and build relationships to take your business and programs to the next level.
- education program features many national speakers
- the latest in tree research and arboriculture
- enhance your arboricultural technical skills
- the latest equipment and technology
- ISAT certification exam on Friday
- awards luncheon

Learn from national leaders in research, arboriculture and urban forestry. The theme is "Roots" and topics will include:
Tree preservation: how much space is enough?
Working with contractors to protect trees
Basic root structure and function
Best management practices for utilities
Pathogens on roots of Texas trees
Soil properties affecting root growth

People, the urban in urban forestry
Inventories and management plans
Legal roots of ordinances
Safety around utility lines
Urban forestry and climate change
The bottom line: the business of arboriculture
Finding buried treasure: Roots on your bottom line
Roots of profit: business bottom line case studies
Best in Texas: inventories and plans, citizen foresters, ordinances and city tree care programs

This year will include the Texas Tree Academy on the Wednesday before the Conference. All day seminars will include a Municipal Specialist 101: Introduction to the New Municipal Specialist Study Guide Workshop with Nelda Metheny of HortScience and a Tree Risk Assessment and Management Workshop with Dr. Bruce Fraedrich of Bartlett Tree.

Click here for a registration brochure

If you would like to exhibit at this years conference, contact Jim Carse at (512) 341-3368. Click here for exhibitor information.

Click here for municipal government scholarships

The Hilton 254-754-8484 and the Courtyard Marriott 254-752-8686 are the Conference Hotels. Others in the area are  the La Quinta at 800-531-5900, Victorian Inns at 254-752-3388 Residence Inn at 254-714-1386 and Clarion Inn Waco at 254-757-2000. Here is a link for other hotels.

Contact Jordy Hagen at (210) 669-3563 or John Giedraitis to volunteer or for more information.

Last year's attendees earned up to 16 ISA Certified Arborist CEU's and 17.5 SAF Certified Forester CEU's !

Click here to see our 2006 conference in Round Rock.