Education and Training

Dr. Ed Gilman demos proper pruning techniques to class attendees.

One of AUFA’s main goals is to provide education on a range of urban forestry topics. We educate professionals as well as the general public. Upcoming classes will be listed below!

2023 Alabama Tree Climbing Competition
October 20, 2:00- 4:30 registration and equipment check-in for Alabama Tree Climbing Competition.

October 21 – Climbing Competition, Judges Check-in at 7:00 AM, climbers at 7:30. Events 8:00 – 5:00

October 22 – Master’s Challenge, 7:30 – 2:00

Note: Competitors Fee is $100, judges, volunteers and attendees are NO CHARGE.

If you choose a Sponsorship Level Below, simply leave the “Registration Options” set to “choose one” or any other payment option in order to complete the form. Do not choose “Volunteer (free)” unless you do not wish to have your credit card processed.

Tree Climbing 2023
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AUFA Council Members and Staff help promote, teach and sponsor Florence’s Landscape and Urban Forestry Conference every year.