Urban Forest Educators’ Symposium

3 AUGUST 2019

A/Prof John Rayner and Dr Sara Barron recently presented at the Arboriculture and Urban Forestry Educators’ Symposium, at the beautiful Morton Arboretum, Chicago, USA.

The symposium included two days of presentations on teaching and learning topics from academics, vocational educators and industry professionals, and concluded with a half-day tour of the arboretum.

Photo of the Gateway to Tree Science exhibition at the Morton Arboretum.
Gateway to Tree Science exhibit at the Morton Aboretum.

Most of the ~80 participants were from the USA, with a smattering from Canada and elsewhere.

A highlight of the symposium was visiting the Gateway to Tree Science at the Morton Arboretum, an interactive outdoor exhibit that showcases issues relevant to urban trees.