Wednesday July 15, 2015 at 9:00 AM EDT
Thursday July 16, 2015 at 4:30 PM EDT

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Big Four Bridge, Hidden Hill Nursery & 300 Spring 
300 Spring Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47130

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Holly Jones 


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.


Register HERE

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

2pm-5pm-- Hidden Hill Nursery—Trolly and shuttles return you to Big Four Bridge 

1011 Utica Charlestown Rd

Utica, Indiana


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

300 Spring

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

10:30 BREAK

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

3-3:15 BREAK

3:15-4:15 Tom Kimmerer – Venerable Trees - Conservation of Ancient Trees: Lessons from the Old Schoolhouse Oak     

4:15 Closing Announcements