and sponsors networking during annual conference.
2020 AUFA Annual Conference
and Urban Forestry Education Week
October 19-23, 2020
Pelham Civic Complex,
The conference was a great success, please join us for the next Alabama
Urban Forestry Week October 11-15 in Orange Beach!
join your AUFA friends, suppliers and industry experts at our Annual
Conference and Urban Forestry Week in Pelham and Hoover, Alabama.
Please consider reserving your room
at the Holiday Inn-Express in Pelham at our special "Green Industry" rate as
soon as possible.
The conference week is offered IN-PERSON. To protect the health and safety of all attendees during
the current COVID-19 health crisis pre-conference and conference venues and AUFA are adhering to all current COVID-19 related local and
state requirements and mandates, and CDC guidelines. For your safety and the safety of others, please be prepared to follow venue
and AUFA instructions on social distancing, face coverings and the like.
A VIRTUAL option to attend the Thursday
conference program is available.
CONFERENCE WEEK OVERVIEW:
and Tuesday, October 19 & 20.
Urban Forestry Certification Program
Gain an industry certification, lots of ISA CEUs and a thorough knowledge
modern urban forestry BMPs in Planting, Pruning Pest Management, Safety
much more. Free study materials are available at www.giwportal.org.
Class meets Monday and Tuesday 8:30 - 4:00.
Tuition is $75
for AUFA members and Ag teachers,
$95 for other industry members.
Urban Forestry Certification Review and Exam
Attendees of the UFCP class on Monday and Tuesday
will review the information
class and will have the opportunity to take the UFPC Exam.
Urban Forestry Pest Management Program
The Pesticide Recertification Class is a one-day class that offers modern
pesticide BMPs and helps attendees re-certify their OTPS/FOR/ROW
pesticide licenses in AL/GA/NC/SC/TN/FL/MS and gain ISA/TCIA/
Registered Forester CEUs.
Tuition is $45.
Tree Board Academy
The Tree Board Academy is a one-day class designed to help existing
city tree board members, teachers, community volunteers,
Master Gardeners learn more about selecting, installing
trees in the urban environment.
Tuition is $49.
Thursday/Friday, October 22 & 23
AUFA Annual Conference
Conference on 10/22 and 10/23 will feature excellent speakers and topics to help any urban forester, landscape
manager or landscape architect, tree board member or teacher increase
their technical knowledge and results in the field and in the classroom. Our conference is consistently rated as one of the best values in the industry and is
only possible due to the support of our many corporate
and agency sponsors!
$115 for both days, if
received until October 9
for both days for 5 or more attendees from the same employer,
if received until October 9
$130 for both days, if received after October 9
$95 for Thursday only, IN-PERSON option
$65 for Thursday only, VIRTUAL option
$30 for Friday session only
Please contact Fred Kapp,
AUFA Executive Director, to learn more about the conference or if you would like to help sponsor, exhibit or demonstrate
equipment and modern urban forestry BMPs. E-mail email@example.com or 205-862-2588 for more information.
AUFA is very supportive of teaching proper climbing practices.