Schedule
 

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  Friday, November 6
12:00 - 1:10pm   

Cornell Pest Update: Dan Gilrein and Margery Daughtery discuss gypsy moth, spotted lanternfly and timely landscape tree/shrub problems.

Approved ISA credits: 1 Certified Arborist, .5 BCMA – Science, 1 TW Climber Specialist, .5 BCMA – Practice, 1 TW Aerial Lift Specialist, 1 Municipal Specialist

1:10 - 1:45pm
Virtual Vendor Show: Head over to the virtual vendor show to connect with conference exhibitors. Chat with Tree Fund representatives and connect with top industry suppliers.
1:45 - 2:15pm

The Flanders Group: Insurance Updates for 2021

Approved ISA credits: .5 Certified Arborist, .5 Municipal Specialist, .5 BCMA – Management

2:20-2:50pm

An Emerging Threat: Beech Leaf Disease with Rob Cole, DEC.

This presentation will cover the current locations in NY, what is known about the disease and association with the nematode, Litylenchus crenatae mccannii, symptoms, and potential impacts. Survey and research plans will be discussed, as well as chemical and mechanical mitigation efforts.

Approved ISA credits: .5 Certified Arborist, .5 BCMA – Science, .5 TW Climber Specialist, .5 Municipal Specialist

Approved for .50 DEC Pesticide Applicator credits: categories 10, 2, 3a, 25, 9

2:50 - 3:10pm Afternoon Boost: Trade Show Raffle
3:10 - 3:50pm

 New Information on Old Problems: DEC Forest Health Update with Rob Cole, DEC

This presentation will cover survey results, treatment methods and successes, and research updates for several forest pests that are found in NY.

Approved ISA credits: .75 Certified Arborist, .75 BCMA – Science, .75 TW Climber Specialist, TW Aerial List Specialist .75, Municipal Specialist .75

Approved for .50 DEC Pesticide Applicator credits: categories 10, 2, 3a, 25, 9

3:50-4:15pm

Grab Your Beverage of Choice and Hit The Trade Show!

4:15-5:00pm

Arborist Virtual Happy Hour

Join your fellow arborists for Tree Trivia with Prizes, NYSA, Tree Fund and ISA updates and have a casual converstion with your fellow arborists