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Connecticut's Forest Forum

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 8:30am - Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 2:45pm
Aqua Turf Club
556 Mulberry Street
Southington, Connecticut 06479
Event Type: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Join us at "Connecticut's Forest Forum" for a day of workshops and conversation about various aspects of "Forest Health." This annual conference is co-sponsored by the CT Urban Forest Council and CFPA.

​Register and learn more at the CUFC website: https://cturbanforestcouncil.org

Dr. Bill Moomaw, Professor Emeritus at the Fletcher School of Law and International Development, will deliver the keynote speech on "the role of forests and forest management in combating climate change." Amongst many accomplishments, Professor Moomaw is one of the lead authors of the Nobel Prize winning report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2007).

Other important topics include:

  • The 2020 Connecticut Forest Action Plan – Leading CT Forests into the Next Decade
  • The Outlook for Ash in Connecticut – both Near Term and Longer Term
  • Deer, Pathogens, Health: Forest Health, Wildlife Diversity, Tick Abundance, and Human Pathogens
  • Forest Management Considerations Following Gypsy Moth Defoliation
  • Managing the Forest for Wildlife Diversity

CEUs are available for Forest Practitioners, Arborists, Tree Wardens, and Landscape Architects, and all people interested in Connecticut's trees are welcome.  

We look forward to your attendance - https://cturbanforestcouncil.org

Parking Information: 
Anywhere in the Aqua Turf Club parking area will work.
Inclement Weather: 
Rain or shine
Registration Fee: 
$75 for individuals, $15 for students
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP recommended
For Questions, Contact: 
Eric Hammerling

This joint event combines the 31st Annual Conference on Urban and Community Forestry (hosted by CUFC) with the 15th Annual Forest Forum (hosted by CFPA).