Workshops/Webinars

New York State Urban Forestry Council and New York State Arborists, ISA Chapter present
Trees, Cities, and Benefits: i-Tree Benefits Calculator Workshop
9:00am-3:00pm ( Registration begins at 9:00am)
December 13, 2018
Bethlehem Public Library
451 Delaware Ave, Delmar, NY 12054
Approved for ISA Credits: 5-Certified Arborist, 5-Municipal Specialist, 5-BCMA-Management

Register here. Seating is limited to 20 people.

Overview
Introductions & Workshop Learning Objectives
9:15am  An Overview of the i-Tree Suite of Tools (Dave Nowak – Invited)
♦Update on i-Tree tools
   •Eco, Hydro, Landscape, Species, Database
♦Available project & learning resources

10:00am  i-Tree vs. Tree Inventory Software (Josh Behounek, Davey Resource Group)
♦GIS-based abilities
♦Adding, editing, updating sites
♦Reporting
♦Work Management

10:30am i-Tree Canopy
♦Canopy introduction
♦Canopy walk through and practice
  •Go to website
  •Show that importing boundary layer is possible, but actually draw boundary for demonstration
  •Show how to set attributes and move through point, 2% or less significant error for canopy is suggested
  •Show how to save project
  •Show how to import previous project to do a canopy change assessment
  •Show how to export KMZ
  •Show how to find points in Google Earth
  •Show how to change point
♦Interpreting and using Canopy report data
  •Video: Canopy (speaker: Jason Henning, The Davey Institute)

i-Tree Design
♦Design introduction
  •Science same as Streets and Eco
♦Design walk through and practice
  •Go to website
  •Explain inputs; draw building (show toggle) and place points
  •Run forecast
 •Show reports
♦Interpreting and using Design report data   
  •Video: Success Stories: i-Tree in the Community (speaker :Laura Wagner, Iowa)
  •Video: i-Tree Canopy & Design (speaker: Al Zelaya, The Davey Institute)

myTree
♦myTree introduction
♦myTree walk through and practice
  •Go to website
♦Interpreting and using myTree data

12:00pm Lunch Provided

12:30pm Tree Inventory Software Systems (Jim Kozak, DRG)
♦System overview
♦Adding, editing, deleting a site
♦Creating work orders
♦Running reports
♦Administration Center

3:00pm Adjourn

Resources
i-Tree - https://www.itreetools.org/
Urban Natural Resources Institute - https://www.unri.org/


 Urban Forestry Today Free Webinar Series

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 ISA Certified Arborist Preparatory Course

Presented by Glenn Gentzke, CA, RCA of Tree Services of Western New York, LLC,
January 21-25, 2019
8:00 am.-4:00 pm (each day)
Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy
Parkside Lodge, 84 Parkside Avenue
Buffalo, NY
Contact Glenn at 716.694.5587 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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TREE Fund Webinars

TREE Fund webinars bring you the latest in tree research, directly from the scientists themselves. These one-hour programs are free and offer 1 CEU credit from ISA, SAF or NALP.

Pre-registration is highly recommended; in doing so, you’ll receive a reminder email the day before the program.

Future Tree Fund Webinars
Registration will open approximately one month before the program date.

Emerald Ash Borer: Strategies for Conserving Ash in the Urban Forest
Dr. Dan Herms, The Davey Tree Expert Company
November 28 at 12:00 p.m. Mountain

Trees and Construction
Dr. Nina Bassuk, Cornell University
December 13 at 12:00 p.m. Mountain

Trees and Health
Dr. Kathleen Wolf, University of Washington
February 2019