Partner Events

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Every month, the BBG offers programs in the following areas: 

Hamilton College Arboretum

The Hamilton College Arboretum features expert speakers in their popular Third Saturday Series. The Hamilton College campus has been designated as an arboretum. All events are free and open to the public and everyone interested in gardens and landscapes is encouraged to attend.

Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is a historic public garden and educational institution. It promotes an understanding of the relationship between plants, people and place through programs that integrate science, art and the humanities.

New York Botanical Garden

NYBG offers programs in the following areas.:

New York Botanical Garden Hortie Hoopla!
5th Annual Green Industry Intern Field Day
Keynote Speaker: Brie Arthur
12:30 till 8:30pm
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY
View the brochure.

NYS Urban Forestry Council

The NYS Urban Forestry Council is a volunteer group, organized formally in 1999, to advise and assist the NYS Department of Conservation (DEC) in executing its Urban and Community Forestry policies. 

Calendar of Events

NYS Arbor Day Celebration

April 28
Albany, NY

Free Urban Forestry Today Webinar: Selecting Tough Urban Trees for Tough Urban Sites

Thursday, May 4, 12pm (Eastern)
Speaker: Jeff Iles, Ph.D., Professor of Horticulture, Iowa State University
To attend and obtain free ISA & MCA CEU’s, visit and enter 303-654-851
For those who cannot attend live in-person, the webcast will be archived in the ‘videos’ section at

TREE I.D. WORKSHOP: Become a Tree Expert in One Afternoon

Speaker: Bill Logan
When: Saturday, May 6, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Participants are encouraged to bring lunch.
Where: Green-Wood – 25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn. Meet in Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel (Take the “R” train to 25th Street in Brooklyn and walk up the hill one block and into the Cemetery.) Free parking is available.
Cost: $50 for Nonmembers; $44 for members of the Green-Wood Historic Fund and members of the Brooklyn Historical Society.
Reservations recommended. If the event is not sold out in advance, walk-ups will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.
To make an online reservation or to find out more information, call 718-210-3080or visit

ISA Annual International Conference and Expo

July 28-August 2, Washington, DC.

International Tree Climbing Championship

U.S. National Arboretum
July 28-30
Washington, D.C.

25th Annual ReLeaf Conference

July 13-15
St. John’s University
Queens, NY

American Conifer Society 2017 National Meeting

August 17-19
Doubletree Inn by Hilton
East Syracuse, NY

New York State Fair

August 24-September 4
Syracuse, NY
Mark your calendar.
Volunteers are needed to work the NYSA Booth.

North American Tree Climbing Championship

October 20-22
Salt Lake City, UT

TCI Expo 2017

November 2-4
Columbus, OH