IUFC 2015 SUMMER Conference
offering 9 ISA CEUs
So much to do and see
...you'll want to stay 2 days!
We'll start on Wednesday with a
Service and learning workshop from 9-11.
Dozens of successful transplants are ready to be set free
(from staked supports)!
Lunch is free for our volunteers and we'll start the 1/2 day Field trip at 1pm. The trolly takes us to fascinating Hidden Hill Nursery where we'll enjoy a tour, a talk & light refreshments until 5.
Our optional bridge walk fundraiser
(see pedestrian bridge above) follows.
Arriving on your own, dinner overlooking the Ohio River
at Buckhead Grill is how we'll end the day 8-10pm.
for each part of the event or choose the options you want.
We've planned an amazing set of talks all day on Thursday.
CEU's offered for Arborists attending. (See agenda Below)
Come out & see Jefferson's exciting new downtown!
AGENDA--IUFC Summer Conference Jeffersonville
July 15 & 16, 2015
Wednesday, July 15th
9-11am- Morning Service Project—Tree care after the 1st year
Meet at Big Four Station
SPEAKER: Bill Kincius-Demonstration of post planting tree care 9-10am
10-11am Applied skills from demo
11-12pm--Volunteer appreciation lunch (free if participating)
12-4pm Field Trip-Tree plantings, bioswales and riparian pedways
12pm meet at Park & Carpool to stops #1, #2 & #3
2-3pm Tour the grounds
3pm-4pm-SPEAKER - Bob Hill-Tree Choices for the Challenges of Urban Settings
Casual reception at Hidden Hill immediately following talk and tour (refreshments provided).
Shuttle back to Parking
Optional: Bridge walk for Trees 6-7pm
Fundraising Dinner at Buckhead Mountain Grill 7-9pm—Arrive on your own…Bring your flyers!
Buckhead Mountain Grill
707 W Riverside Dr
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Thursday, July 16th ---FULL DAY CONFERENCE 8:15-4:15
8-8:15-Registration and light breakfast
8:15 WELCOME and IUFC Greetings (Mayor and IUFC Director)
Mesude Duyar, PhD - Metro Parks` EAB Management and Tree Plantings
Shane Corbin—Jeffersonville’s Riverfront Re-planting
9:30-10:30 Michelle King - Louisville Urban Tree Canopy Assessment
10:45-11:45 Managing urban forestry projects with volunteer power
Valerie Magnuson - Citizen Forestry with Love Louisville Trees (30min)
Nic Williamson – UKnTrees - Outreach and Education (30min)
11:45-1:00 LUNCH SPEAKER--- Author, Trisha Tull –Common Ground in Urban Canopy Goals and HIPL’s Mission to Green up Congregations across the State.
1-2:00 Dave Leonard – Soil Compaction
2-3:00 Janet Eger – Champion Trees of Indiana
3:15-4:15 Tom Kimmerer – Venerable Trees - Conservation of Ancient Trees: Lessons from the Old Schoolhouse Oak
4:15 Closing Announcements