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    Summer Workshop- Advanced Arboriculture Practices: From the Ground Up

    • August 18, 2022
    • August 19, 2022
    • 2 sessions
    • August 18, 2022, 8:30 AM 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • August 19, 2022, 8:30 AM 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • UGA GRIFFIN EXTENSION: 1109 Experiment St, Griffin, GA 30223
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    Registration

    • For GAA Members in good standing
    • Includes one year free GAA Membership.

    The Georgia Arborist Association with generous sponsorship from:


    Georgia Forestry Commission

    &


    Present:

    Summer Workshop

    Advanced Arboriculture Practices: Trees from the Ground Up 

    ***Registration Deadline - August 16th***


    August 18-19, 2022

    at

    Speaking events: Student Learning Center Room 104

    Social Event: 129 W Ellis Rd, Griffin, GA 30223

    Lunch: Stuckey Auditorium



    AGENDA


    Day One 

    • 8:30-9:30 am – Networking Breakfast/Registration 

    • Introduction – Brian Ziegler (GAA President) 

    • Welcome – David Buntin (UGA System Provost) 

    • 9:30-10:30 am – From Propagation to Planting : Jeff Covelle, More Than Trees 

    • 10:30-11:15am – Establishing a Crew Morning Routine:  NUF Speaker, New Urban Forestry 

    • 11:15-11:30 am – The Importance of Fleet Maintenance & DOT Compliance: Rickie Nelson, Advanced Maintenance 

    • 11:30 am-12:30 pm – Trees & Georgia Law: Lea M Clark, Georgia Forestry Commission 

    • 12:30-1:30 - Lunch at Stuckey Auditorium 

    • 1:30-2:30 pm Scientific Soil Solutions: Dr. Jay Lessl, UGA Extension Soil Test Lab 

    • 2:30-3:30 pm Tree Plight & Arborist Angst: Water, Heat & Drought – Dr Kim Coder, UGA/Warnell School of Forestry

    • 3:30 -5 pm – UGA Tree Disease Detective Tour – Dr. Jean Woodward 

    • 5-6 pm – Please join us for social hour & networking at the UGA Research Garden immediately following the Tree Walk 

    Day Two 

    • 8:30-9 am – Networking Breakfast 

    • 9-10 am Tree Assessment and Tools of the Trade: Peter Jenkins, Treeinspection.com 

    • 10-11 am Mushrooms On and Around Trees and What They Mean: Peter Jenkins, Treeinspection.com 

    • 11-12 pm – Hands on Tree Injection & Fertilization: JB Toorish, Arborjet 

    • 12 pm – Lunch at Stuckey Auditorium 


    9 ISA CEUs applied for, 9 SAF Credits Available, 8.0 CTSP credits.  A certificate of attendance will be provided for all other credentials

    $85 for members, $150 for non-members (includes one year of membership in GAA)

    We have blocked off 30 discounted rooms at the Holiday Inn Express in Griffin (5 mins from the event).  There is limited space and the block expires on July 19th, so please book quickly.  If you miss the window there are many other places to stay, however the Holiday Inn Express was great the last time we used them and very convenient location!  Please mention GAA to receive the discount of $139/night +tax/fees.

    1361 N Expressway

    Griffin, GA 30223

     (678) 408-6693


    Georgia Arborist Association


    Email:  info@georgiaarborist.org
    Phone:  (404) 913-1422
    Address:  GAA ~ P.O. Box 2516, Decatur GA 30031

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