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    2018 Winter Workshop and Awards Luncheon

    • December 13, 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Gwinnett Tech, 5150 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 Building 700/Rooms 1309 and 1311
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    December 13, 2018

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    This year the GAA has two featured speakers. Jerry Bond, an ISA Certified Arborist with Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (NY 1109-AQ), has twenty years of experience as a consultant in urban forestry. He was instrumental in developing the TRAQ manual and has been a regular speaker at both ISA and TCIA conferences. Eric Kuehler is a Science Delivery and Technology Specialist with the US Forest Service, Southern Research Station. Eric has worked extensively with iTree in addition collaborating on a resource manual on trees as stormwater mitigation.

    We are also excited to announce some new awards and a streamlined process to designate finalists in each category. Applications and categories will be announced soon.

    8:30am: Coffee & Registration

    9:00: President's Welcome

    9:15: Jerry Bond, Tree Load and Risk Assessment

    10:15: Break

    10:30: Eric Kuehler: "The role that trees and urban forest systems play in stormwater runoff mitigation"

    12pm Lunch

    12:30 Awards

    1:30: Jerry Bond: Fertilization: Profit and Professionalism, Research Developments

    2:45: Closing, Evaluations

    4 Forester, ISA CEUs Applied for

    Members: $55
    Non Members: $75

    Georgia Arborist Association

    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 2516, Decatur GA 30031

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