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    2021 Pruning Workshop, Guyton

    • November 19, 2021
    • 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center, 5960 Highway 17 South Guyton, GA 31312


    • For all GAA Members
    • For any interested party that is not associated with UGA and/or GAA

    Registration is closed



    2021 Pruning Workshop

     Guyton, GA
    November 19, 2021

    Below are three outreach publications targeted at tree health care providers and arborists regarding pruning.

    These publications will act as reference and support for my presentation at the meetings.

    Cost: $60 GAA Members, UGA Students & Faculty, $85 Non-Members, Light breakfast & lunch included

    Location: Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center, 5960 Highway 17 South Guyton, GA 31312. Google Map

    Event subject to change based on CDC recommendations for large gatherings.

    5.0 ISA Credits ISA , TCIA, SAF and ASLA applied for. Certificate provided for Georgia Certified Landscape Professional.

    Guyton Workshop Agenda

    7:45-8:30am        – Registration & Coffee

    8:20-8:30am       – Workshop Begins – Welcome / Orientation 

    8:30-9:30am       - Biological & Structural Foundations of Tree-Literate Pruning (Dr. Kim Coder, Professor, UGA Warnell School of Forestry)

    9:30-10:00am     - Pruning Objectives, Types, & Cuts (Michael P. Murphy, Preservation Tree, LLCBoard Certified Master ArboristNJ-0146B)

    10:00-10:15am   - BREAK 

    10:15-10:45am   - Utility Pruning BMPs and Line Safety (Georgia Power)

    11:00-12:00- OUTDOOR STATIONS (small groups rotate to one of three stations every hour) 

    Equipment & Personal Safety Equipment (1 hour) (Frank Speeny-Husqvarna)

    Mature Tree Pruning & Rigging (1 hour) (Shem Kendrick, Coastal Arbor Care & Rob Cuilty, SavATree)

    Young Tree Pruning (1 hour) (Holly Campbell & Dr. Jason Gordon)

    12:00-1:00pm- LUNCH 

    1:00-2:00- OUTDOOR STATIONS (participants rotate to the next station)

    2:00-3:00- OUTDOOR STATIONS (participants rotate to the next station)

    3:00-3:15pm- Closing Remarks, CEUs, Departure

    Georgia Arborist Association

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

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