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Tree Workshop

March 20 @ 9:30 am - April 24 @ 2:00 pm

Workshop: Pruning Young Trees: Years 1-10

When:   Wednesday, March 20, 2019  from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Where:   St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Learning Center, 40 West Main St. Canton  

 ISA CEUs: Arborist: 3.5, Municipal Specialist: 3.5, BCMA Science: 0.75, BCMA Practice: 2.75,     TW Climber Specialist: 3.5. TW Aerial Lift Specialist: 3.5 SAF Credits Pending

 The class is free, but pre-registration is required. Call CCE-St. Lawrence County at (315) 379-9192

Presenters:  Steven Sherwood, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Forester

Paul Hetzler, Horticulture & Natural Resources Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension-St. Lawrence County

Agenda:      9:30: Registration

10:00 to 10:45: Tree Wound Response & Compartmentalization& Invasive tree pests

10:45 to 11:15: Trees and Threes—Pruning Commandments; Tools of the Trade

11:15 to 12:00: Why We Prune, & Reality vs. the Literature

12:00 to 12:30: Lunch—Please bring yours. (That’s why it’s free)

12:30 to 2:00: Demo & Hands-on Pruning (Dress for the weather)


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March 20 @ 9:30 am
April 24 @ 2:00 pm

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