Issues in Tree and Forest Health Care: Diagnosis and Treatment
Location: Flinchum's Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Road, Athens, Georgia
Sponsored By: Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources
Date: Sep 05, 2012 08:00 AM to Sep 06, 2012 05:00 PM
THIS COURSE IS FULL - This course will focus on key components of tree and forest health in southern forest landscapes. In-depth topics will include insect threats, tree diseases, and abiotic stress factors such as soil compaction and drought - THIS COURSE IS FULL.
Who Should Attend?
This course is for arborists, foresters, tree health care providers, urban/community foresters, landscape architects, landscape managers, nursery managers and others responsible for tree health care.
Dr. Kim D. Coder is Professor of Tree Biology and Health Care at the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia, USA. Dr. Coder was elected world President of the International Society of Arboriculture by fellow professionals. In the last decade, he has received three of the tree health care professions highest world-wide, peer selected awards. Dr. Coder is author of over 450 technical publications and articles. He is an international lecturer and consultant to private citizens, corporations, attorneys, and communities on tree health care, tree biomechanics, abiotic tree stress, risk management, tree physiology, and community forest ecology. He has degrees from Iowa State University in forestry, tree biology, and forest ecology.
Dr. Kamal JK Gandhi is an Assistant Professor of Forest Entomology in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. With more than 15 years experience in the field of forest health and protection, Dr. Gandhi has worked with a number of national and international universities, and various state and federal agencies. The mission of her laboratory at the Warnell School is to better understand the ecology of forest insects across ecosystems, and to assist with maintaining health and protecting forest stands from insects and diseases. She received her M.S. from the University of Alberta, and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Jean Williams-Woodward is an Associate Professor in the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia. Dr. Williams –Woodward is nationally recognized as a researcher and educator in woody plant pathology. Her work in tree-destroying pathogens has great national impact. She obtained her B.S. and M.S. degrees at the University of Wyoming and her Ph.D at the University of Minnesota.
Directions and Parking
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Parking at Flinchum’s Phoenix is free of charge.
Notice of cancellation must be received by 5:00 p.m. August 22, 2012 for a refund. Contact Ingvar Elle at 706-583-0566.
A block of rooms has been set aside at the Holiday Inn Express (706) 363-9958 in Athens for attendees of Issues in Tree and Forest Health Care. The hotel address is 513 West Broad Street , Athens, GA 30601. Rooms are $80.00 plus %14 percent sales tax. Use code "WFH" . Please reserve room by August 17, 2012.
Continuing Education Credits
13.0 Continuing Forestry Education credit hours - Category 1 (approved)
13.0 Continuing Logger Education Credit hours - Environment (approved) Applies to Master Logger/Master Timber Harvester status renewal
13.5 Certified Arborist credit hours (approved)13.5 Board-Certified Master Arborist credit hours (approved)
For more information and to register, contact:
Ingvar Elle 706.583.0566 firstname.lastname@example.org