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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Introduction to Tree & Shrub Identification

Date(s): March 20, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM  EST - 3:30 PM  EST

Introduction to Tree & Shrub Identification
For New Hires & Employees with Less than 2-years field experience ONLY
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 (9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) 
Speaker:  Matthew Van Blarcum, Horticulturist, Certified Arborist
CEUs: 6-MDA (2, 3B or 6), 6-ISA
This course is designed to assist in the development and training of newly hired and less experienced technicians in areas of landscape, tree care, lawn care, irrigation and other technicians interested in expanding their knowledge of plant health care.  We will cover the basics of tree and shrub identification, by looking at habitat, bark development, and leaf margins, color, scent and shape.  We will learn the proper approach to tree and shrub ID, and will also explore some trees and shrubs that are common in the Michigan landscapes. This course will help you become a better technician and landscaper through confidence and understanding of tree and shrub identification.
Program Sponsors:  ArborSystems, Banner Sales & Consulting, Bartlett Arborist
                                   Supply, Growth Products, Member Insurance Solutions, Midwest Arborist Supply, Weingartz
Location: Bingham Center, 30800 Telegraph, Ste. 1751, Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.          Class: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Members $89           Non-Members $119 
All sales are final. No refunds. Same-day attendee substitutions are allowed. No credit applied to future classes.

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