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    2021 Pruning Workshop, Athens

    • December 03, 2021
    • 7:45 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Flinchum's Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Rd, Athens, GA 30605


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



    2021 Pruning Workshop

     Athens, GA
    December 3, 2021

    Cost: $60 GAA Members, UGA Students & Faculty, $85 Non-Members

    Location: Flinchum's Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Rd, Athens, GA 30605. 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.

    Athens Workshop Agenda

    7:45-8:20am        – 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 (Rodney Walters, Community Forester, Athens, Athens-Clarke County United Government )

    10:00-10:15am   - BREAK 

    10:15-10:45am   - Utility Pruning BMPs and Line Safety - Sherry Lizotte, Georgia Power

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

    Equipment & Personal Safety Equipment (1 hour) (David Breeden-Husqvarna)

    Mature Tree Pruning & Rigging (1 hour) (New Urban Forestry) 

    Young Tree Pruning (1 hour) (Holly Campbell, Public Service Assistant & Dr. Jason Gordon, Assistant Professor, UGA Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources)

    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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