APPLY NOW! 3rd UB3Guard Training School "Insect pests and urban tree health"

7 February 2024

Urban trees provide essential ecosystem services, including temperature regulation, cultural and aesthetic values, and support for biodiversity. However, due to global trade and climate change, there is increasing pressure from native and non-native tree insect pests on urban trees and forests.

The 3rd UB3Guard Training School aims to provide the participants with an updated scientific background regarding the biology, diagnosis, and management of insect tree pests.

Program: TS Ljubljana_program.pdf

Target groups: PhD students and young researchers and innovators with relevant interests; professionals working with management and care of urban trees, urban planning, or other related tasks.

Local organizers: Dr Maarten de Groot and Dr Tine Hauptman

Interested in joining the Training School?

To join the Training School, send your application to Johanna Witzell latest on March 28th, 2024. The application should contain your curriculum vitae and a motivation letter (1 page) explaining why you are interested in this Training School and how you plan to use the knowledge and skills from the Training School. The expert instructors will evaluate and rank the applications, and the acceptance letters will be sent latest on April 15th, 2024.