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Name of Event Georgia Urban Forest Council Annual Conference
Date of Event 11/8/2017
Start Time of Event 10:00 AM
End Date of Event 11/9/2017
End Time of Event 12:00 PM
State Georgia
County (if in Georgia) Harris  
City Pine Mountain 
Location Callaway Gardens 
Location Street Address 17800 US Hwy 27 Pine Mountain, GA 31822 
Is it a GFC Event? No  
Is it a Free Event? No
Is Registration required? Yes
Registration Deadline NA
Contact Person Name Mary Lynne Beckley  
Contact Email marylynne@gufc.org  
Contact Phone 470-210-5900  
Website http://www.gufc.org/  
Google Map URL Google Map Link
Comments 27th Annual GUFC Conference and Awards Program. Keynote speakers include author Jill Jonnes (Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape), Dr. Larry Morris, Professor of Forest Soils at the University of Georgia, and Mac Callaham, USDA Research Ecologist and Adjunct Professor at the Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia. Breakout sessions will cover issues such as Beneficial Insects in the City, Urban Soils, City Tree Selection, Tree Ordinances, and much more. Tours will include the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center and hands-on experience evaluating trees. The awards luncheon allows everyone to see the best of the best in urban forestry projects across the state.

CEUs: 10 CEUs for ISA-certified arborists.

SAF Forestry Continuing Education hours applied for. Certificate of Professional Development available for landscape architects and others.

Want to get your room reservation now? (Lodging is separate fee.) GUFC Conference attendees get the $139 conference rate for Lodge & Spa Standard Rooms and Lodge & Spa Junior Suites. Call toll free 866-528-2855 to make your room reservation.