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TREE Fund Webinars

TREE Fund webinars bring you the latest in tree research, directly from the scientists themselves. These one-hour programs are free and offer 1 CEU credit from ISA, SAF, and if relevant, NALP and LACES; see webinar description for specifics. Space is limited, and pre-registration is highly recommended; in doing so, you’ll receive a reminder email the day before the broadcast.



Many thanks to our webinar hosts Alabama Cooperative Extension System and Utah State University Forestry Extension.  


Next Webinar

Dr. Rich Hauer, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, and Dr. Andrew Koeser, University of Florida, will discuss the impact of TREE Fund research since 2003. 

  • May 29, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. Central – translate to your time zone
  • 1.0 CEU from ISA, SAF, NALP or LACES for live broadcast
  • Registration will open in late April

We are grateful to Alabama Cooperative Extension System for hosting this program.

Future Webinars

Registration will open approximately one month before the program date.

June 11, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. Mountain

Dr. Nina Bassuk, Cornell University

Remediating Compacted Soils Compromised by Urban Construction 

August 29, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. Central

Dr. Glynn Percival, Bartlett Tree Experts Research Laboratory, UK

Can We Vaccinate Trees to Protect Against Diseases?

November 19, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. Mountain

Dr. Kathleen Wolf, University of Washington

Health Benefits of City Trees: Research Evidence & Economic Values


Watch Previous TREE Fund Webinars

Note: CEU credit is only available for live broadcast.

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

Dr. Nina Bassuk (Cornell University) – December 2018

Supporting Material:

Webinar presentation slides

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

Dr. Dan Herms (The Davey Tree Expert Company) – November 2018

Supporting Material:

Webinar presentation slides

Arboricultural Biomechanics

Dr. Brian Kane (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 of Shade Trees: A 30 Year Perspective from Colorado

Dr. Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University – May 2018


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

Dr. Michael Arnold (Texas A&M University) – February 2018

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

Dr. Andrew Hirons (Myerscough College, U.K.) – November 2017

Tree Species Selection Guide (based on this research)

Municipal Forestry Baseline, Trends, and Dashboard

Dr. Richard Hauer (U. of Wisconsin – Stevens Point) – September 2017

Soil Profile Rebuilding: Rehabilitating Compacted Soils

Dr. Susan Day (Virginia Tech) – June 2017

Supporting Materials:


Tree Risk Assessment – Perceptions, Reality, and Reliability

Dr. Andew Koeser (U. of Florida) – April 2017

Dr. Bryant Scharenbroch, University of Wisconsin

Soil Compaction and Urban Trees: Strategies for Gaining Ground

Dr. Bryant Scharenbroch (U. of Wisconsin – Stevens Point) – November 2016

Supporting Materials:

Dr. Ed Gilman, University of Florida

An Approach to Pruning You Won’t Forget

Dr. Ed Gilman (U. of Florida) – May 2016

Dr. Nina Bassuk, Cornell University

Strategies for Successful Urban Tree Growth in Wet and Dry Sites

Dr. Nina Bassuk (Cornell University) – Sept 2015

Dr. Rich Hauer, Univerity of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

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

Dr. Rich Hauer (U. of Wisconsin – Stevens Pt.) – April 2015


Need funding?

Applications for the Hyland R. Johns and UARF Research Grants, Ohio Chapter ISA Education Grant, and all scholarships are open January 15 through March 15.

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