Webinar Archive

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Note: CEU credit is only available for live broadcast.

Soil Assessment for Urban Trees

Bryant C. Scharenbroch, PhD, Assistant Professor of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Research Fellow of The Morton Arboretum

January 2020

We are grateful to Utah State University Forestry Extension for hosting this webinar.

Health Benefits of City Trees: Research Evidence & Economic Values

Kathleen Wolf, PhD, University of Washington

November 2019

Supporting materials: Webinar Slides

More of Dr. Wolf’s research can be found at www.naturewithin.info, and the Green Cities: Good Health project at: www.greenhealth.washington.edu.

We are grateful to Utah State University Forestry Extension for hosting this webinar.

The Landscape Architect in the Nursery: Tagging Trees and Enforcing Specifications

James Urban, Urban Trees + Soils, and Paul Josey, Wolf Josey Landscape Architects

September 2019

Supporting materials: Webinar Slides, Webinar Q&A

We are grateful to Utah State University Forestry Extension for hosting this webinar and to Virginia Chapter ASLA for their support and assistance.

Can We Vaccinate Trees to Protect Against Diseases?

Dr. Glynn Percival, Manager, UK and Ireland Bartlett Tree Research and Diagnostic Laboratory based at the University of Reading, UK

August 2019

Supporting materials: Webinar Slides

We are grateful to the Alabama Cooperative Extension Program for hosting this webinar.

Remediating Compacted Soils Compromised by Urban Construction

Nina Bassuk, PhD, Cornell University

June 2019

Supporting materials: Webinar Slides

Links from Dr. Bassuk’s webinar:

Cornell Soil Health Testing website
Cornell Nutrient Analysis Lab (compost testing)
“Long-term remediation of compacted urban soils by physical fracturing and incorporation of compost,” by Miles Schwartz Sax, Nina Bassuk, Harold van Es and Don Rakow
Dr. Bassuk’s website

We are grateful to Utah State University Forestry Extension for hosting this webinar

Cultivating Innovation — Documenting 15 Years of TREE Fund Research Impact

Andrew Koeser, PhD, University of Florida, and Richard Hauer, PhD, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

May 2019

The Salt Dilemma: Growing Better Urban Trees in Northern Climates

James Urban, FASLA, Urban Trees + Soils; Andrew Millward, PhD, Ryerson University; Adam Nicklin,

PUBLIC WORK February 2019

Reducing Tree (and Soil!) Damage During Construction

Nina Bassuk, PhD, Cornell University

December 2018

Supporting material: Webinar presentation slides

Emerald Ash Borer: Strategies for Conserving Ash in the Urban Forest

Dan Herms, PhD, The Davey Tree Expert Company

November 2018

Supporting materialWebinar presentation slides

Arboricultural Biomechanics

Brian Kane, PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

August 2018

Supporting material: Dr. Kane’s answers to questions posed during webinar

Utility Arborist Research Fund: Work in Progress, Work to Come

J. Eric Smith, TREE Fund and Dr. Christopher Halle, Sonoma State University – May 2018

Supporting materials: Presentation was very large so has been uploaded in four parts:

Invasive insects in Shade Trees: A 30-year Perspective from Colorado

Whitney Cranshaw, PhD, Colorado State University

May 2018

Do Planting Stock Decisions Really Make Much Difference Down the Road?

Michael Arnold, PhD, Texas A&M University

February 2018

Drought Tolerance in Trees — Improving Tree Selection for Challenging Urban Sites

Andrew Hirons, PhD, Myerscough College, U.K.

November 2017

Tree Species Selection Guide (based on this research)

Municipal Forestry Baseline, Trends, and Dashboard

Dr. Richard Hauer, PhD, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

September 2017

Soil Profile Rebuilding: Rehabilitating Compacted Soils

Susan Day, PhD, Virginia Tech

June 2017

Supporting materials: webinar presentation slides and Dr. Day’s website (referenced in webinar)

Tree Risk Assessment – Perceptions, Reality, and Reliability

Andew Koeser, PhD, University of Florida

April 2017

Soil Compaction and Urban Trees: Strategies for Gaining Ground

Bryant Scharenbroch, PhD, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

November 2016

Supporting materials:

An Approach to Pruning You Won’t Forget

Ed Gilman, PhD, University of Florida

May 2016

Strategies for Successful Urban Tree Growth in Wet and Dry Sites

Nina Bassuk, PhD, Cornell University

September 2015

Emerald Cash Borer: It Will Cost You Money-Ways to Manage the Ash Cash Flow

Rich Hauer, PhD, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

April 2015