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2016 Tree Care: Best Practices seminar and workshop in English

Posted 1/5/2016

In an effort to educate the green industry and arborist community on tree care and best practices, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension presents the Annual Professional Tree Care Seminar and Workshop in English on January 22 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with early registration beginning at 6 a.m. This year, the emphasis will be urban tree care: Best Practices-Tree Health. The seminar will be held at Cooperative Extension’s Lifelong Learning Center located at 8050 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, Nev.

Other topics covered include: New Palms for the Southwest; Turf Removal; Irrigation and Proper Site Assessment; Diagnostic Procedures and Techniques; Common Diseases of Southern Nevada and Soils Management.

Afternoon, hands-on sessions are offered from 2—3:20 p.m. covering topics of choice: Pruning roses; Pruning Grasses; Rejuvenation Pruning of Shrubs, and Palm Problems. Guest lecturers and speakers will be Russ Thompson, Sunkissed Horticulture Consultants; Kathy Kosta, Sr. Environmental Scientist, Plant Pathologist, California Department of Food and Agriculture; John Smith; ML Robinson, Cooperative Extension and Dennis Swartzel, private consultant.

The cost of the full day seminar which includes handouts, coffee, beverages, CEU’s and lunch is $25 if you pre-register and $30 at the door. Registration is available online. For more information, email or call Chelle Reed at 702-257-5536.

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