Venerating Trees: An AEGIS Seminar In late October, the Victorian government cut down an ancient Yellow Box tree to make way for a highway. Known to Australian Indigenous Djab Wurrung women as a sacred Directions Tree. Many wept as the tree was felled, & the media reported that police arrested around 50 people at the…

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Register for the Tree Cities of the World Virtual Conference by October 28 at 12 p.m. CDT There’s still time to register for the first-ever Tree Cities of the World Conference, organised by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the Arbor Day Foundation. This virtual conference is an opportunity for cities to share their…

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A transcontinental, 3-day webinar with two of the world’s experts on Eucalyptus: Dr. Dean Nicolle (Australia) and Dr. Max Ritter (USA. DOWNLOAD the Flyer Dr Dean Nicolle Dean has authored many scientific publications on the systematics, taxonomy, functional ecology, biochemistry and cultivation of eucalypts, as well as several books on Australian eucalypts. He is a…

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You are invited to join the celebrations for Canberra Tree Week 2019. Calendar of Events Tree Week Symposium Our city is full of beautiful, unique and exceptional trees and forests that provide many benefits to the community and it is time we recognise them for it.

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This free mini- symposium brings together artists, planners, scientists, horticulturalists, arborists, lawyers and policy makers to discuss trees in our landscape from multiple perspectives. Part of the ‘A Tree’s Worth’ exhibition

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This art- science exhibition raises complex ideas around earth rights, nature’s agency & trees within our landscape. Language frames the way in which we see the world. Recently, the term ‘ecosystem services’ has become a way to describe the important role nature plays in ‘supporting’ humans. Often criticized for language that commodifies nature, giving it…

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Tree safety management is about limiting the risk of harm from tree failure while maintaining the benefits conferred by trees.  Although it may seem counter-intuitive, the condition of trees should not necessarily be the first consideration.  Instead, tree managers should first take account of the usage of the land on and around which the trees…

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Learn how biomechanics and easy-to-use technologies can be applied to non-destructively assess tree structure, improving confidence in your management of tree stability risks.   Frank Rinn, founder and owner of RINNTECH, is an award-winning and internationally renowned physicist who invented the RESISTOGRAPH® and ARBOTOM ® . Frank has also developed equipment for dendrochronology, and tree…

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Healthy trees, healthy people – Greening our cities for a sustainable future The upcoming Sustainable Urban Forest Management Symposium Series is a unique, exciting and innovative fusion of entertainment and environmental education on some of Perth’s high profile open spaces, bringing nature back to cities on three days in July, August and October this year. Watch a pop up…

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