Workshop 2: “Tree Biomechanics & Management: Why We Should Care & How to Execute It"

27 April, 2018

WORKSHOP SERIES WITH DR. ED GILMAN

~~  FULL ~~  Workshop 1:  “Getting to the ROOT of the Issue”
Date:  Tuesday, 24th April 2018

Location:
Guelph Arboretum, College Ave E, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1
Workshop Summary: Can you imagine an entire day discussing the practical aspects of roots… I can. Come experience what I saw from 1977 through the present excavating more than 3,000 tree root systems in eastern North America. There will be photos, videos, specifications, strategies, and discussion-lots of discussion of how to manage roots.   Full Prospectus HERE

~~  FULL ~~ Workshop 2:   “Tree Biomechanics & Management: Why We Should Care & How to Execute It"
Date:  Friday, 27th April, 2018
Location:  Three Sisters Hall, Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, 901 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa, ON, K2C 3K1
Workshop Summary:  This workshop is packed full of advanced information on pruning, don’t miss it!
This workshop is packed full of advanced information on pruning.  Ever wondered how and why most trees remain intact while others break apart? Prune at planting?  I thought we didn’t do that – I will show you the way!  Pruning plays a major role in a tree’s longevity & advanced pruning techniques have a great impact on how the tree responds to gravity, wind and storms; Nursery stock specifications will be described, with examples; Tree Preservation strategies: develop an easy-to-use system of pruning trees of any age that is simple to teach to customers and staff; Writing pruning specifications:  how to access, modify, and write pruning specifications
.    Full Prospectus HERE

COSTS:
SINGLE WORKSHOP:
ISA Ontario Member:  $155;  Non-member:  $195;  Student:  $100.

~~  FULL ~~BOTH WORKSHOPS (Guelph & Ottawa):
ISA Ontario Member:  $290;  Non-member:  $370.

REGISTRATIONS..... HERE  ~~  FULL ~~

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