Winter Conference

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Join us for another outstanding professional training and education program on January 28-29 at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern, NY.  Our aboriculture experts will help you address the current issues and trends that matter to you.

Registration is open. NYSA Members: Save $20 per person when you register 2 or more people from your same company for the entire conference.

Register online here or download a registration form.

The program features Linda Chalker-Scott from Washington State University, Dr. Michael Raupp from University of Maryland, Jeremy Sayers from The Tree Doctor, Wayne Dubin from Bartlett Tree Experts Co., Dr. Chris Luley, Tom Draves, a Cornell Pest Update and NYS DEC Update and more. 

New this year is the Women in Arboriculture Networking Breakfast on Monday, January 29. Join hosts NYSA President-elect Lori Brockelbank and LIAA President Adriana Jacykewycz for the opportunity to meet, network, and exchange ideas with fellow arborists. All conference attendees—women and men—are welcome.

♦ Jeremy Sayers, The Tree Doctor
♦ Brandon Gallagher, Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements
♦ Dan Gilrein, Suffolk County Cornell Cooperative Extension
♦ Wayne Dubin, Bartlett Tree Care Experts
♦ Dr. Michael Raupp, University of Maryland
♦ Tom Draves, Draves Arboretum and Draves Tree Service and Landscape Service
♦ Cary Shepard, Husqvarna Group
♦ Catherine Ahlers, NYS DEC
♦ Dr. Chris Luley, Urban Forest Diagnostic LLC
♦ Scott Cullen, RCA
♦ Michael Formichelli, NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets

Review the schedule here for ISA, DEC and CTSP credits.

Final Gold leaf logoCongratulations to Almstead Tree, Shrub and Lawn Care Company LLC for being named the recipient of the 2017 Harry J. Banker Gold Leaf Award. Almstead was selected for participating in several Arbor Day events in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut in April 2017.

NYSA will present Richard Almstead with this award at the Association Luncheon on Monday, January 29 beginning at 11:45am. Join us to celebrate Almstead's commitment and dedication to the arboriculture industry.

Hotel Information
The Crowne Plaza is located at 3 Executive Blvd, Suffern, NY conveniently located off Exit 14B of the NYS Thruway (I-87/287). Reserve your sleeping room at the special rate of $115/night plus applicable taxes, by calling the hotel directly at 845-357-4800; refer to Group Code NYS.

Thank you to our SPONSORS & VENDORS



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♦ Bandit Industries, Inc.
♦ Greenleaf Supply
♦ Helena Chemical Company Turf & Ornamental Sales
♦ Tree Care Industry Association

♦ Almstead Tree, Shrub and Lawn Care
♦ Altec
♦ Amherst Nurseries
♦ Arborwear
♦ Arborjet
♦ Bandit Industries, Inc.
♦ BioForest Technologies, Inc.
♦ Davey Resource Group
♦ East Coast Crane & Aerial Services LLC
♦ Environmental Conservation Consulting NY LLC
♦ Greenleaf Supply
♦ Haix North America, Inc.
♦ Husqvarna Group
♦ Leonardi Mfg Co., Inc.
♦ Mauget Co.
♦ Morbark, LLC
♦ Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements
♦ SOLECOL Products, Inc.
♦ The Doggett Corporation
♦ Tracked Lifts Inc.
♦ Tree Care Industry Association
♦ Urban Forest Diagnostic LLC