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Largo - 9th Annual "Roots to Shoots" Tree Program

January 18, 2018 | 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location

University of Florida/IFAS Extension
Pinellas County
12520 Ulmerton Rd
Largo, FL 33774

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When:                          Friday, January 18, 2019

                       

Time:                           8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

 

Where:                        University of Florida/IFAS Extension,

Pinellas County

12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL  33774

 

CEUs:                         ISA:  Certified Arborist   ; Municipal Specialist   ; TW Climber Specialist BCMA-Science   ; BCMA – Practice   .

 

Cost:                          $60* includes coffee/Danish morning social and hot lunch (price doubles after 1/13/19)

AGENDA

8:30 – 9:00                   Check-In and Coffee/Danish Social

9:00 – 10:00                Tree Risk Assessment

Lori Ballard

Senior Arborist Consultant, E Sciences Incorporated, Seminole

10:00 – 11:00              Pruning for Hurricane Resistance

Larry Figart

Urban Forestry Extension Agent, UF/IFAS Duval County

11:00 – 11:15              Break

11:10 – 12:15             Fungi Identification, Diagnostic Skills and Management

Jason Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Forest Pathology, State Forest Health Extension Specialist,
School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville

12:15 – 1:00 PM         Hot lunch provided

1:00 – 3:00 PM           Tree Identification 

Group 1 & 2                This will be an outdoor classroom of tree identification in the Florida Botanical Gardens.

Andrew Koeser, BCMA, Ph.D. Assistant Professor – Urban Tree & Landscape
            Management.

                                    University of Florida Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, Wimauma


1:00 – 3:00 PM           The Benefit of Urban Trees

Group 2 & 1                This will be an outdoor walk highlighting ecosystem services of trees in
nearby natural area.  
Lara Milligan
, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Pinellas County
Theresa Badurek, Urban Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension Agent, Pinellas County

3:00 – 3:15 PM           Break

3:15 – 4:15 PM           Comprehensive Management of Trees and 

Woodlands Conservation during Land Development

Jordan Upcavage, Vice President Independent Tree Service, Tampa   

*price doubles after January 13, 2019

For more information, email gardenhelp@pinellascounty.org or call (727) 582-2100 

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