This symposium teaches how to develop a successful and cost-effective urban forestry program. The speakers will address effective tree management plans, contract-growing, reducing costs and liability with proactive tree care, and working with volunteers. This symposium will be aimed at head foresters, managers, and decision-makers.
Learn more and register here: http://chicagorti.org/successful-urban-forestry-budget-symposium
Management plans - What are they, how do you get one set up?
Lydia Scott, Chicago Region Trees Initiative
Proactive Tree Care to Reduce Costs
Josh Behounek, Davey Tree Experts
Tree Diversity and Contract Growing to get the species you want
Melissa Custic, Chicago Region Trees Initiative
Panel: Buffalo Grove, Joliet, Mill Creek Nursery, Goodmark Nurseries
Working with Volunteers
Beth Corrigan, The Morton Arboretum