Upcoming And Recorded Webinars

WI DNR/UW Extension

Community Engagement For Urban Forestry Projects

Watch this recorded webinar, which includes a presentation by the University of Wisconsin division of Extension’s organizational and leadership development program staff. The community engagement portion starts at 5:20.

Watch the webinar.

Additional resources are available on the UW-Extension website.

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US Forest Service

Talk To Your Nursery: Tree Supply, Tree Quality And Contract Growing

Wednesday, June 12, 2024, 1-2:15 p.m. EDT (Recording available online after premiere date.)

Just as relationships with community residents are the key to successful tree planting and stewardship projects, relationships with tree nursery owners and managers are the key to the growth and delivery of quality plant materials. In this webinar, we will explore best practices and model agreements between landscape tree buyers and sellers. Join us to learn how communities and project leaders can contract with nursery tree vendors to select, grow out and receive high-quality trees for successful planting projects.

Register and view meeting info.

Green Schoolyards In Tribal Communities

Wednesday, July 10, 2024, 1-2:15 p.m. EDT (Recording available online after premiere date.)

Register and view meeting info.

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Tree Fund

Establishing A Western United States Integrated Vegetation Management Network: Initial Results, Ancillary Studies And Lessons Learned

June 18, 2024, noon CT

Register for this webinar.

CEU Credit For Recorded Webinar: Loading Of A Tie-In Point While Climbing

If you missed this webinar, you can now watch the recording and earn ISA CEU credits by completing a 20-question quiz with 80% accuracy. Learn more on the website.

Upcoming Webinars (registration opens about two weeks prior)

  • July 23, 2024: Jose Delpiano, Computer Vision For Hazard Tree Identification And Assessment.
  • 8, 2024: Dr. Robert Fahey, Monitoring And Modeling Changes In Street Tree Communities Over Time.
  • 5, 2024: Dr. Greg Dahl, Tree Caused Outages – What We Know And What We Have Learned.

Missed a webinar? Watch it anytime on the website.

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UW-Extension

Ask The Experts: A Monthly Garden And Landscape Q&A Series

Monday, June 17, 2024, 1-2 p.m.

Join our monthly online programs in 2024 for an opportunity to connect with plant health experts from the UW-Madison Division of Extension. Each session, held on Monday afternoons from 1-2 p.m., is your chance to ask questions about your trees and shrubs, garden vegetables and ornamentals, and lawn. Whether it’s about plant diseases, pesky insects, or the selection and general care of plants in and around your home, the panel of seasoned experts will provide you with insightful answers. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to cultivate your knowledge and keep your plants thriving.

Register for the webinar.

The Pollination Of Native Plants

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 6:30-8 p.m.

Presented by Heather Holm, The Pollination of Native Plants is a fascinating journey showcasing the development of different flower types and the presentation of floral resources to pollinators. Exploring the types of insect pollinators, their foraging behavior and the floral features that attract pollinators, Holm provides many specific examples of how native plants are pollinated and what pollinator is most effective and why.

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Balancing Act In The Home Garden: Protecting Pollinators While Managing Pests

Wednesday, June 19, noon-1 p.m.

Join us for an overview of integrating pollinator protection with pest management in your home landscape. We’ll cover the fundamentals of Integrated Pest Management (IPM), pesticide labels, differences between systemic and contact pesticides, and discuss the toxicity of common products or ingredients to pollinators. By the end of this program, you’ll be prepared with strategies for simultaneously prioritizing pollinator protection and pest control in your own backyard.

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Plant Diseases In History

June 26, 2024, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Learn about how plant diseases have impacted human history and how plant diseases continue to be important in our daily lives and in pop culture.

Register for this webinar.

 

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