2018 OK Urban and Community Forestry Annual Conference

Thu, October 25, 20188:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Check out the agenda for this year's conference!  Click here for more information and to register - discounted registration until Oct 18.

 "Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities" 

October 25, 2018 

Tulsa Community College, NE Campus 


8:30-9:00: Check-In 

9:00-9:15: Conference Welcome & Opening Remarks 

Chris Martin, Board Chairman, OK Urban and Community Forestry Council 

Mark Goeller, Director, Oklahoma Forestry Services 

9:15-10:30: "Think Trees, Think Big – Integrating Urban Forestry in Urban Development" 

Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk, Bachelor of Urban Forestry Program, University of British Columbia - Vancouver 

10:30-10:45: Break - Exhibitors & Networking 

10:45-11:45: "Design and Diversity of a Healthy Community Forest" 

Dr. Dan Herms, Vice President of Research and Development, Davey Research 

11:45-1:00: Lunch - Exhibitors & Networking 

1:00-2:00: "Seeing the Trees for the Forest – Making Urban Governance Work" 

Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk, Bachelor of Urban Forestry Program, University of British Columbia - Vancouver 

2:00-3:00: "Emerald Ash Borer and Other Outbreaks – Planning for the Inevitable" 

Dr. Dan Herms, Vice President of Research and Development, Davey Research 

3:00-3:15: Break - Exhibitors & Networking 

3:15-4:15: "Tulsa’s Urban Forest Master Plan" 

Steve Grantham, Executive Director, Up With Trees 

4:15- 4:45: "Park Inventory’s and How They Help" 

Neal Bilger, Unit Operations Supervisor, Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation 

4:45-5:00: "Final Thoughts, Wrap Up, & CEU’s" 

Chris Martin, Board Chairman, OK Urban and Community Forestry Council