2019 California Urban Forests Conference

Day 1: The Time is Now – Urban Forestry & Climate Change

Day 2: Urban Wood – Growth of an Industry

September 26 – 28, 2019  |  San Luis Obispo
In partnership with Urban, Salvaged & Reclaimed Woods

Registration open. Book before August 31 for earlybird discounts.

Connect with municipal arborists, urban forest managers, landscape design professionals, planners, urban wood enthusiasts, and non-profits from across California for this unique educational and networking experience. Held over two days, September 26 to 28, each full day has a distinct theme that examines current issues related to urban forestry.

Due to the size of the venue registration is limited to 150 people so DO NOT DELAY! Register Today! Earlybird discounts available until August 31st.

Thursday, September 26: Kick Off Tour

Tour the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Campus Urban Tree Canopy with the legendary Dr. Matt Ritter.

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Friday, September 27: The Time is Now – Urban Forestry & Climate Change

Learn how climate change is affecting our urban forests and also, how our urban forests can help fight climate change.

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday, September 27: Awards and Soiree

Join your peers for a drink and celebrate the great work done for urban forestry by our annual award recipients.

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, September 28: Urban Wood – Growth of an Industry

Urban Forests contain numerous unique and desirable tree species for utilizing as lumber at the end of their lives.

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM

The Venue

Ludwick Community Center

864 Santa Rosa St,
San Luis Obispo,
CA 93401

Find out more about how to get to the conference, where to stay and things to see and do in San Luis Obispo here.

Ludwick Community Center

Thank you to our partners!

Thank you to our sponsors!