Landscape Professionals Conference 2022

Bridgewood Conference Center 1000 Cameron Way, Neenah, Wisconsin

UW-Madison, Division of Extension and the Wisconsin Landscape Contractors Association, Fox Valley Chapter team up to provide the Landscape Professionals Conference March 1-2, 2022 at the Bridgewood Conference Center in Neenah, WI.  This two-day conference is designed to enhance your professional landscape skills and appreciation for sustainable landscapes.  The program offers training sessions the first…

$100

Firewood Rules, Certifications, and Recommendations across the USA

The federal deregulation of emerald ash borer in January 2021 was widely expected to lead to many changes in the regulatory environment around firewood in the USA. This webinar will highlight the release of a new report written by staff of The Nature Conservancy’s Don’t Move Firewood campaign, covering what regulations and recommendations are in…

The worst kind of snowbird: the invasive of Asian longhorned beetle in South Carolina

The Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (ALB), was found in South Carolina in May 2020, which now represents the southernmost infestation in North America. Eradication efforts are underway, but several challenges persist due to the novel climate and environment in which ALB has established. This talk will provide a refresher on ALB biology and identification,…

TCIA Executive Arborist Workshop

The Westin Milwaukee 550 North Van Buren Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Executive Arborist Workshop is designed not only to help growing companies develop in a smoother, more consistent manner, but also to address common challenges that arborists face in growing their tree care businesses. Join TCIA for two days of valuable insights from industry professionals and expert advice from the best speakers in business. We…

$695

CHAINSAW SAFETY CLASS – LEVEL 1

Seno K/RLT Conservancy 3606 Dyer Lake Rd, Burlington, WI

SAWW Training is an umbrella organization that promotes safe and efficient chainsaw use, both professionally and recreationally, and oversees the development of training curriculums and the training of trainers.  SAWW Certified Trainers are experts in their field.  They are required to have extensive sawing experience, to participate in a rigorous certification process, and to refresh…

$125

CHAINSAW SAFETY CLASS – LEVEL 2

Seno K/RLT Conservancy 3606 Dyer Lake Rd, Burlington, WI

SAWW Training is an umbrella organization that promotes safe and efficient chainsaw use, both professionally and recreationally, and oversees the development of training curriculums and the training of trainers.  SAWW Certified Trainers are experts in their field.  They are required to have extensive sawing experience, to participate in a rigorous certification process, and to refresh…

$125

Webinar: Tick Talk – An Update on Tick Research

Tim McDermott, who previously presented information on tick research, is providing an update on what's going on in the world of ticks that may be of interest to anyone who make come in contact with this pest. Tim just published a Tick Fact Sheet on the Asian Longhorned Tick; “VME-1035-Asian Longhorned Ticks in Ohio” which…

Growing Green: Apple Tree Grafting with Dan Bussey

The Farm at Riveredge 2989 Hawthorne Dr, Saukville, Wisconsin

Apple Historian Dan Bussey is widely known for his expertise as the author of The Illustrated History of Apples In the US and Canada and his previous work as Orchard Manager for Seed Savers Exchange. Dan has been dedicated to the preservation and management of heirloom species, and has brought many of them back from…

$100 – $125

Greenspace Preservation in Distressed Communities

Dr. Cassandra Johnson, Research Social Scientist with the USDA Forest Service, will present research findings on the tension between distressed social conditions and environmental preservation in Atlanta’s South River watershed. Allen Doyle with the South River Forest Coalition will outline recent efforts the coalition has made to establish the “South River Forest,’ which could include…

Forest Pest Damage from the Carbon Sequestration Perspective

Both native and non-native forest insects and diseases across the contiguous United States are reducing the ability of the nation’s forests to capture and store carbon dioxide. This webinar will describe a study published in Fall 2021 in Frontiers in Forests and Global Change that calculated forests damaged by insects sequestered 69% less carbon than…