Strengthening Our Community Tree Canopy 2012 Urban Forestry Series for Professionals

Palm Beach County Cooperative Extension/ IFAS  will be offering an 8 class “Urban Forestry Series” to professionals in the horticulture industry. This series is a part of a project titled “Stengthening Our Community Tree Canopy Through Education”. This project is made possible by  a grant through the 2011 National Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and the Florida Forest Service.

The following is the 2012 Urban Forestry Series schedule for Professionals.

5/21: 6-7:30pm            Proper Selection of Trees for the Urban Landscape & Structural Pruning Techniques for Young Trees

6/18: 6-7:30pm   Installation & Maintenance of Hardwoods and Palms

7/16: 6-7:30pm     Root Pruning, Tree Transplanting, and Root Barrier   Selection & Installation

8/20: 6-7:30pm   Tree Risk Assessment & How to Decrease Liability By Identifying and Decreasing Tree Hazards

9/17: 6-7:30pm   Hurricane Preparation & Proper Restoration of Hurricane Damaged Trees

10/15: 6-7:30pm    Mangrove & Seagrape Pruning, State & Federal Regulations & Pruning Codes, Importance of Hiring an ISA Certified Arborist

11/01: 6-7:30pm    Proper Pruning of Fruit Trees in South Florida

12/03: 6-7:30pm    Establishing A Proper Fertilization Program, Importance of Water Quality in the Landscape

Download the 2012 Urban Forestry Brochure here.

Watch the Palm Beach County Extension Horticulture Blog for more details, or e-mail for more information.

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