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Urban Forestry


Continuing Education Series for Arborists

  • Wednesday, November 2, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

This winter, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County is offering a Continuing Education Program series for Arborists and other Tree-Care Professionals. This online webinar series will commence every Wednesday from 7:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m. starting on November 2nd and concluding on December 7th, 2022.

The cost of each session is $40. Participants that are interested in attending all 6 sessions may register for the bundle package at a reduced fee of $225. Participants that attend all of the online workshops will receive a Certificate of Completion for this Urban Forestry Education Series. A Certificate of Attendance can also be provided for each of the online workshops as requested.


November 2—GIS Services and other technology to support fieldwork

During this presentation, attendees will learn about technological advances within the industry that can support Field Work and tree planting and inventory initiatives. This includes software programs such as ArcGIS, iTree Tools, useful applications and other advanced technologies.

November 9— Innovations in Tree Planting

We all have experience planting trees, but during this session, attendees will explore useful tips and innovative techniques that can support tree planting projects and improve efficiency and long-term survival of tree specimens. Some of these topics will include the benefits of Bare-Root Planting Methods, CU-Structural Soil, watering schedules and methods and other tips and concepts. 

November 16– Efficiency and Longevity in the Arboriculture Business

In this session, we will discuss how to ensure your company and projects experience longevity for future generations and support your local community.

November 23– Tree Pests and Problems: BOLO in 2023

Virtually every few months, there seems to be a new invasive pest or disease that wreaks havoc on our Urban Forest. In this presentation, Cornell University researchers will cover trends in tree pests and problems and what to look out for in 2023.

November 30– The American Chestnut Story

In this presentation, attendees will learn about this history of the American Chestnut throughout the Northeast and its presence on Long Island. 

December 7– Underutilized Tree Species for Long Island

Picking out tree species for a tree planting project can be challenging. This presentation will focus on tree species that are ideal for the Long Island environment that span the variety of historical and exemplary native species, uncommon ideal tree species to plant and alternative species to plant based on certain interests and parameters.

Choose which online workshop you would like to register for, and the total will be calculated for you.

To register, click on Register to register and pay through PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account to continue and pay.

If you have questions, please contact Christina at cmm482@cornell.edu or by calling 516-565-5265 Ext. 15.


$40 per session




This event is online

Last updated October 25, 2022