Women's Arboriculture Conference 2012
'Sharing our Passion for Trees' is the theme of this new event being organized by Verna Mumby of Mumby's Aboriculture Consulting, aka 'The Tree Lady'.
Arborists, Foresters, Horticulturalists, Landscape Architects & Designers, Master Gardeners, Land Planners, and Managers will come together for this long- awaited, much anticipated conference which promises to both educational and fun.
The conference will be held at the Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort & Conference Centre in Parksville, on Vancouver Island, March 21-23, 2012. Keynote speaker is Kathleen Wolf, Ph.D., Research Social Scientist from the University of Washington. Workshop Speakers are:
- Brenda Callan, Mycologist with Canadian Forest Service Natural Resources Canada
- Susan Murray, professor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University; Langley, BC
- Sheila Flint, arborist and horticulturalist, from Strathcona County Recreation Department, Sherwood Park, Alberta -first Canadian to win the National Arbor Day Award in 2010
- Karen Cummins, organic master gardener, landscape designer, arborist and horticulturalist
- Tracy Ferreira, IPM Coordinator at The Butchart Gardens, Victoria, BC
- Theresa Kishkan, author of Mnemonic: A Book of Trees
- Nancy Turner, Ph.D.,ethnobotanist and professor in Ethnoecology.
- Nancy McLean is a registered landscape architect and professional planner currently working for the Corporation of Delta as the Development Planner, Community Planning and Development.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.womenarborists.ca BTW, men are welcome too!