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2016 Trees Matter Symposium

Wednesday, October 19, 7:30am-4:00pm
Silver Spring Civic Center, Silver Spring, MD

Take advantage of our early bird registration from July 18th until September 17th only $75 (regular rate $90).

The fifth annual Trees Matter Symposium focuses on the health and welfare of trees in our increasingly developed landscapes. Learn from some of the country’s leading experts about innovative efforts to plant, protect and preserve trees in urban and suburban settings.
Trees provide many benefits: they cleanse and cool our air, stabilize our soils, provide wildlife habitat and beautify our urban and suburban areas. We encourage all arborists, landscape industry and environmental/green industry professionals, engineers, designers, housing developers and interested citizens to take advantage of this opportunity to learn new techniques and concepts on what can be done to ensure the survival of trees in our built environment.

Approved for continuing education credits for members of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), Certified Professional Horticulturist (CPH), International Society of Arboriculture (ISA), and Sociey of American Foresters (SAF).

2016 Confirmed Speakers:

Dr. Edward Gilman

Professor of Environmental Horticulture at the University of Florida

Author of the Illustrated Guide to Pruning


Dr. Kim Coder

Professor of Community Forestry at the University of Georgia


James Urban, FASLA

Author of Up by Roots: Healthy Soils and Trees in the Built Environment



Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunites:

For more information on how you can become a sponsor or an exhibitor at the Trees Matter Symposium, see our sponsor forms or contact:

Thomas Berry
Urban Forester