This event will be held at Silver Springs Lodge.
Research suggests that properly pruning young shade trees will greatly increase their health, beauty and longevity. Research also indicates that improper pruning will destroy the young tree and prevent it from ever becoming a mature specimen.
Learn how to properly prune and train young shade trees in this hands-on field training session. The program will begin with a talk on proper pruning techniques, which limbs to remove and how to remove them. Then the class will go outside where they will see a demonstration on proper planting techniques, followed by supervised pruning where you can try your hand on some young trees.
Instructor: Alan Siewert, Urban Forester, ODNR
Mr. Siewert is an accomplished speaker who teaches at many state, national and international programs. He is the Urban Forester for the ODNR Division of Forestry and a Past President of the Ohio Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. He is a Board Certified Master Arborist, Certified Tree Worker and is past chairman of Ohio Certification Committee and the International Society of Arboriculture’s Certification Liaisons Committee.
Plan on bringing a lunch with you.