Join WTC:TUFC & TUFC for 2018
Founded in 2004 as a regional chapter of the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council, the West Tennessee Chapter supports TUFC's mission in
promoting healthy and sustainable urban and community forests in Tennessee.
The UFA 2017 Class raised money for the Shelby County 4-H at a silent auction.
$upport our chapter: Get your Kroger card & sign up for the 2017 Kroger Community Awards Program (must re-enroll each year
OPPORTUNITIES to Earn Volunteer Hours
Bark splits are one of the signs of EAB.
Red Sunset Maple
Richard Beckwith leads a walk to locate trees well suited to the Memphis area.
The Twice-stabbed Lady Beetle is the natural predator of Crape Myrtle Bark Scale.
Shawn Posey shows the UFA class how to measure a tree's diameter with a Biltmore Stick.
click the link to learn more how privet can be successfully challenged
The Baldcypress is well adapted for the Memphis area,
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about the chapter, TN Arboretum establishment, how to become a Tree Sanctuary,, Historical & Landmark Trees , chapter bylaws & etc.
Eric Bridges instructs UFA class on tree inventory methods
2017 UFA CLASS
Photos from the 2017 UFA Class: Sponsored by the West TN : TUFC chapter & the Memphis Botanic Garden .
The White Ash Tree like the one above is threatened. -L. compound leaf - information below on the Emerald Ash Borer.
How Much Oxygen Do Trees Make?
North American Ash Trees are Facing Extinction. The Emerald Ash Borer is now in Middle Tennessee & Southern Arkansas. How can YOU KEEP IT FROM SPREADING ? USE ONLY LOCAL FIREWOOD.
Jep & Wes discuss maple tree problems & possible treatments
CONGRATULATIONS to the Shelby County 4-H Forestry Teams led by Weida Ringley & Melisa Knirr! The High School Forestry Team placed 2nd in the 2017 Tennessee state competition. Team members from left to right, David Hindman, Rebecca Pyburn, Jonathan Pyburn, and Mack Hindman.
Jim Volgas points out the the included bark on co-dominant branches, Included bark signals
weak attachment that is prone to separate.
Look for signs of Crapemyrtle Bark Scale on area trees Click the link below for more information on CMBS
Do you enjoy SHINRIN-YOKi ? Read Linnea W.'s MBG article on Tree Benefits & learn more about our state tree.
Meeting: THURSDAY October 19, 2017 11:30-1:30 Bobby Lanier Farm Park Germantown, TN
The Farm Park driveway is located at 2660 Cross Country Drive - turn east on Stout Road from Germantown Road. Lunch will be provided in the Red Barn. Educational Segment: Pam Beasley , Germantown Parks & Recreation Director