May 31, 2022 /
Casey Trees

Urban Tree Summit Tickets on Sale Now!

Montgomery Parks and Casey Trees, present our eleventh annual conference — The Urban Tree Summit 2022. Presentations will highlight the innovative work happening in the field of urban forestry both locally in the DMV and around the world!

This year’s conference will be a mix of a half day virtual session and three different in-person, on-site field sessions. Our virtual session will feature six different talks with two keynote speakers and two choose-your-own-adventure concurrent presentations. All presentations will be available for participants to watch after the summit as well, so no matter which you choose you can still soak in all the knowledge. 

Our field sessions will take us all across the DMV area, connecting to local forestry work and taking an in-depth look at urban forestry in action. These sessions will provide opportunities to connect, in person, to collaborate, and share knowledge with other arborists, advocates, and tree lovers alike!

Join us online or in person this fall at this year’s Urban Tree Summit! Tickets are available online.


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Urban Tree Summit 2022 Agenda:

Half-day Virtual Session – Wednesday September 7th

Morning Keynote – 8:30am – 9:30am

“The Internet of Nature” presented by Dr. Nadina Galle

Concurrent Sessions 1  – 9:40am – 10:40am

“Tiny Forests- Reconnecting City Dwellers to Nature”  presented by Daan Bleichrodt, IVN

 “Large Tree Transplant Process”  presented by Chris Cowles, Wetland Studies and Solutions

Concurrent Sessions 2 -10:50am – 11:50am

“Boosting Tree Immunity for Disease Control”  presented by Glynn Percival, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory

“Reforestation, Sustainability, and Empowerment in Armenia”  presented by Jeanmarie Papelian, Armenia Tree Project

Afternoon Keynote –12:00pm – 1:00pm

“Trees in Cities: Human Health and Economic Value” presented by Kathleen Wolfe, Research Social Scientist

Field Session 1 – Thursday September 8

Pope Farm Nursery Tour – 9:00am – 12:00pm

presented by Brian Dahl, Pope Farm Nursery Manager and Adam Tankersley, Tree Nursery Supervisor

Field Session 2 – Wednesday September 14

Street Trees in Prince George’s County – 9:00am – 12:00am

presented by Wayne Lucas, Landscape Architect and Arborist with Prince George’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation

Field Session 3 – Thursday September 15

Urban Forestry Division Tree Tour – 9:00am – 12:00am

presented by the District of Columbia Urban Forestry Division