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The 2008 Conference was a great success
onsite program here
See you next year in Round Rock

September 3 - October 3, 2009

The 29th Annual
Texas Tree Conference, Academy and School
Sept. 24-26, 2008
College Station Hilton

Join us the College Station Hilton Hotel and Conference Center on September 24 - 28, 2008 for the 29th annual Texas Tree Conference.

The best way to stay up-to-date is by attending the 2008 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
- learn about industry trends
- enhance your arboricultural technical skills
- the latest equipment and technology
- ISAT certification exam on Friday
- awards luncheon
- laugh with old friends and meet new ones.

Learn from national leaders in research, arboriculture, utilities and urban forestry.
The theme is "Trees for the Future" and topics will include:

How can I be a better communicator?
Tree strength loss formulas and how to use them
Urban forest inventories for your city
Utilities and cities - best of friends?
Soil properties affecting root growth

People, the urban in urban forestry
Management plans that help you manage
How to build a safety program that works
An arborists view of wood decay fungi
The bottom line: the business of arboriculture
Tough times and the future of your business
Searching for the super tree
Best in Texas: inventories and plans, regional tree planting, ordinances and water conservation

Register Online Here

Get your registration brochure here

Alternative Hotels Near the Conference

This year will include the Texas Tree Academy on the Wednesday before the Conference. All day seminars will include an Introduction to iTree/STRATUM  Workshop with Eric Kuehler of the US Forest Service and a What is Biomechanics and Why Should I Care Workshop with Dr. Brian Kane of U Mass. Registration for the Tree Academy is separate from the Texas Tree Conference. Register here.

Also included this year is the popular Texas Tree School. The Tree School is taught by expert arborists and is a great review or introduction to basic tree care for tree workers! A stand alone, one-day workshop that will be a combination of classroom and hands-on learning. Registration for the Tree School is separate from the Texas Tree Conference. Register here.

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

Contact  John Giedraitis at 979.458.6650 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 !

Municipal Scholarships are available. Click here for more information.

2007 Conference pictures are here

Award Pictures are here