Preservation Techniques Course

8:00 - 4:30 PM

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PRESERVATION TECHNIQUES FOR OVER-MATURE TREES IN AN URBAN ENVIRONMENT

with Mark Bridge of Treemagineers and Phillip Kelley of North American Training Solutions
*PLEASE NOTE...THIS COURSE HAS A LIMIT OF 50 PARTICIPANTS.
COURSE DESCRIPTION

Preservation Techniques for Over-Mature Trees in an Urban Environment examines a tree’s candidacy for preservation and determines which techniques are best suited for the tree and its environment. The one-day course provides instruction and field demonstration around assessing risk and tree viability; exploring urban environments and trees; ensuring climber and aerial lift operator safety; and conducting structural assessments. Specific topics of instruction include:

  • Refracture Pruning
  • Retrenchment
  • Support Systems: steel cables, dynamic cables, through rods and support structures
  • Rigging Techniques: negative rigging, assessing anchors, speedline, and lift & drifting

This course is instruction and field demonstration and does not include hands-on learning opportunities.

COURSE DETAILS
Location: Green-Wood, 500 25th Street, Brooklyn, NY Date: November 16, 2017 Course Times: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; lunch sponsored by Husqvarna Cost: $175 CEUs: International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborists, Utility Specialists, Municipal Specialists, and Tree Workers will be eligible to receive CEUs Registration Deadline: November 13, 2017 (may allow late registrants if space is available)
Questions? Contact us at karen.natstraining@gmail.com.

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The Long Island Arboricultural Association (LIAA) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to education for the appreciation and care of shade trees and shrubs on Long Island.

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