Northeast MN Pruning Workshop

February 16, 2018 @ 7:00 AM – 3:00PM
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Location: Bagley Nature Center, Duluth
Cost: $95 non-member, $80 MSA/MTGF member

Join us for a full day, hands-on workshop at the University of Minnesota – Duluth Campus. This workshop focuses on developmental and structural pruning techniques including management options for trees of all sizes. The workshop will also include species factors in management choices, managing client/homeowner expectations, identifying and managing structural defects, and comparing work techniques to accomplish pruning. Also included is a demonstration of different cabling techniques using both steel (static) and dynamic cabling systems and a discussion of their role in tree preservation.

This workshop is designed for professionals with little or no pruning experience to those with developing pruning skills. Please bring your favorite pruning gear including hand shears and pruning saws.

*Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required for this event*
*Please bring eye protection, gloves, and a hard hat or helmet*

Agenda
Coming soon!

Continuing Education Benefits:

  • Minnesota Tree Inspector (Full Recertification through 2019)
  • 6 ISA Certified Arborist CEUs
  • 3 MNLA-CP CEUs

Presented by:

  • University of Minnesota – Department of Forest Resources
  • Minnesota Society of Arboriculture
  • Minnesota Turf and Grounds Foundation

Featuring Arborist Teaching Staff from:

  • Branch and Bough Tree Service & Landscape Care
  • Levy Tree Care
  • City of Minnetonka
  • University of Minnesota – Department of Forest Resources


Visit trees.umn.edu/ne-pruning for more information.
Registration questions – Danielle at dtessmer@msa-live.org
Workshop questions – Chad Giblin at giblin@umn.edu