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The 30th Annual
Texas Tree Conference, Academy and School
September 30-October 2, 2009

Round Rock, Texas

Another Great Conference!
See you next year in College Station
September 22-24, 2010
Contact Todd Watson for information

 


See the On-Site Program Here

See the 2009 Conference Pictures Here
The Conference Evaluation Is Here

 
Pictures from the 2009 Texas Tree Conference

Join us the Round Rock Marriott on September 30th to October 2nd for the 30th annual Texas Tree Conference.

There has always been a relationship between trees and risk. And fair to say, it isnít always a healthy one. As professionals, we all have a duty to reduce the likelihood of tree risks, and to inform others when a situation exists. During this years conference we hope to bring you an assortment of speakers and information that will help you address this age old issue, and in turn improve your career.

The best way to stay up-to-date is by attending the 2009 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 and Risk" and topics will include:


How can I be a better communicator?
Bare Root Planting
Trees and Storms
Ergonomics for tree care
Old and new threats to Texas trees

City tree risk management
What's up in the UVM industry today?
Managing your business culture
Storm-related damage and your business
Hurricane Ike recovery on Galveston Island
Social marketing on-line
Vested rights and trees
Best in Texas: inventories and plans, regional tree planting, ordinances and heritage trees

Click here for a Registration Brochure

This year will include the Texas Tree Academy on the Wednesday before the Conference. All day seminars will include an Bare Root to Bare Root with Dr. Bonnie Appleton of Virginia Tech and a Producing, Designing, Planting, Pruning and Restoring Trees in Storm-Prone Landscapes Workshop with Dr. Ed Gilman of University of Florida. Registration for the Tree Academy is separate from the Texas Tree Conference.

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.

Here are some other local hotels that are close to the Marriott:
La Quinta Ins & Suites-Round Rock South http://www.lq.com
Hampton Inn Round Rock http://www.hamptoninn.com
Marriott Residence Inn-Round Rock http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/ausrk-residence-inn-austin-round-rock
Candlewood Suites - Austin/Round Rock
http://www.candlewoodsuites.com

If you would like to exhibit at this years conference, contact Larry Maginnis at 512.563.9509.
Click here for exhibitor information

Contact  Jim Carse at (512) 341-3368 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.