Event Calendar

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Introduction to Pruning & Tree Felling Fundamentals

Start Date: 3/28/2019 9:00 AM EDT
End Date: 3/28/2019 3:30 PM EDT

Venue Name: Bingham Office Center

Location:
30800 Telegraph, Suite 1751
Bingham Farms, MI  United States  48025

Organization Name: Michigan Green Industry Association

Contact:
Silvia Eichen
Email: silvia@landscape.org
Phone: 248-646-4992

Introduction to Pruning & Tree Felling Fundamentals
For New Hires & Employees with Less than 2-years field experience ONLY
 
Thursday, March 28, 2019 (9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.) 
Speaker:  Matthew Van Blarcum, Horticulturist, Certified Arborist
CEUs: 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 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 trees natural direction.
 
Program Sponsors:  Arborjet, ArborSystems, Banner Sales & Consulting, Midwest Arborist Supplies, Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements, 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 
Click here to download a faxable (PDF) registration form.
All sales are final. No refunds. Same-day attendee substitutions are allowed. No credit applied to future classes.