Topic: "Plant It Well, Enjoy It Forever"
Best Management Practices for Planting
And Maintaining Trees

2.5 ISA CEU's and 2.5 SAF CFE's - Category 1 Approved

For a municipality or organization responsible for planting trees and having them survive in urban and rural environments; exactly how to do that with limited resources can be a challenge. From roots to shoots, research in the area of planting and maintaining trees continues to evolve. Join us to discuss the best practices of planting and maintenance, crafted from 30 years of experience. Learn how to grow trees in any location, park to parking lot.

Topics include :
  • Selecting the right type of tree for each site
  • New species available
  • What not to plant
  • Soil preparation
  • Planting instructions
  • Watering
  • Simple, most effective and important maintenance care
  • A special look at correcting compromised root systems at planting time.

Speakers :
Janet Macunovich and Steven Nikkila
  • Authors and columnists
  • Former Senior Instructors, Michigan School of Gardening
  • Former Instructors, Oakland Community College

Who Should Attend :
  • Anyone responsible for tree care and management within a community
  • City/Community Foresters, Arborists, Consultants
  • Municipal Leaders and Staff
  • DPW Directors and Staff
  • City and Community Planners
  • Land Conservancies, Watershed Groups, Conservation

Sessions Are Free but RSVP's Requested - [email protected] or call 1-800-642-7353

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