Start Date: 3/11/2020 9:00 AM EDT
End Date: 3/11/2020 2:00 PM EDT
Venue Name: Bingham Office Center Location:
30800 Telegraph, Suite 1751
Bingham Farms, MI United States 48025
Michigan Green Industry Association
Introduction to Pruning & Tree Felling Fundamentals
Designed Especially For New Hires & Employees with Less than 2-Years Field Experience
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 (9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)
Speaker: Matthew Van Blarcum, Horticulturist, Certified Arborist
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 pruning and tree felling.
Part 1 - Pruning: This session will cover several different types of cuts and pruning techniques, shaping and deadwood pruning, while developing an understanding of the importance of equipment management and sterilization. Hands-on practice will be offered; please bring your own hand pruners!
Part 2 - Fundamentals to Felling a Tree: This session will cover the different types of cuts, their uses, wedges and hinge wood, when to plunge cut and site set up, including exit routes and determining a tree's natural direction.
Program Sponsors: Accident Fund Insurance Company, Arborjet, ArborSystems, Banner Sales & Consulting, Weingartz
All sales are final. No refunds. Same-day attendee substitutions are allowed. No credit applied to future classes.
Bingham Center, 30800 Telegraph, Ste. 1751, Bingham Farms, MI 48025
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Class:
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Click here to download a faxable (PDF) registration form.