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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




    2021 Pruning Workshop

     Guyton, GA
    November 19, 2021

    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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