New England ISA Annual Conference and Trade Show

by Admin 3. November 2016 11:20

The 50th annual conference of the New England Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) is taking place in Burlington, Vermont November 5th through the 8th. Held at the Burlington Hilton, the conference will be full of educational sessions, Trek Des Trees (a fun scavenger hunt), a chance to earn CEU's, networking, and more. Get up to date on all things arboriculture! More...

Tags: , , , , ,

Trade Show

CO-WY SAF Annual Meeting 2016

by Admin 2. May 2016 11:38

The annual Colorado-Wyoming SAF Meeting is taking place May 12-14 at the Western State Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado. The theme for this year's event is "The New Normal: Adaptive Forest Management in a Changing World." Featuring key experts, educational sessions, presentations, networking and exhibits; this event is the place to be for professionals in the forestry industry. More...

Tags: , , , ,

Trade Show

Tree Climbers, Arborists and Height Measurers Unite for "Citizen Science"!

by scolburn 18. October 2013 12:24

Laser Technology Participates in Tree Height Workshop and Tree Climber Rendezvous

The year's Fall Tree Height Measurement Workshop put on by the Native Tree Society (NTS) was ingeniously co-located with Tree Climbers International's Annual Rendezvous, held at Simpsonwood Conference Center in Norcross, GA. With the focus of this year's meeting dedicated to the idea of "Citizen Science", NTS took a lead role in exposing the climbers to American Forest's Big Tree program and the work they are doing to set up measurement guidelines for it. A great benefit of this program is to provide data to scientists on tree distribution and growth patterns. More...

Tags: , ,

Article

The Difference Between Arboriculture and Urban Forestry

by mphippen 16. April 2013 09:49

And ... How the TruPulse 360 laser rangefinder can be utilized in Forestry.

Arboriculture involves the care of individual trees, while urban forestry deals with forests as systems (groups of trees) in a developed setting.

The science of arboriculture focuses on proper tree planting, pruning, fertilizing, water and other maintenance issues. It also focuses on overall individual tree health. Urban forestry is also a social science, as well as More...

Tags: ,

Article

Tree Height Measurement Using the Latest Technology

by mphippen 19. October 2012 12:09

More than 200 freshmen from the University of Vermont are taking to the streets of Burlington, all part of a new effort to quantify the benefits of the city's urban forests. New technology, in the form of iTree (a free computer program developed by the Forest Service), is driving their studies. The program helps the students monitor urban forest health, as well as economic and environmental value of the forests. More...

Tags: , ,

Article

October is National NeighborWoods™ Month!

by mphippen 1. October 2012 09:55

Laser Technology Laser Measurement Products Take the Guesswork Out of Planting a Tree.

"National NeighborWoods™ Month celebrates the value of trees in communities and engages volunteers to take action to green their neighborhoods. Each October, National NeighborWoods™ Month unites local community groups nationwide to draw attention to the immense value of urban forests for building vibrant neighborhoods. When National NeighborWoods™ Month began in 2005; just 28 local ACTrees (Alliance for Community Trees) member organizations participated. Now organizations in hundreds of cities are joining together each October to promote our common message: trees are critical for successful communities."More...

Tags: , ,

Article

Log in