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Upcoming Seminar: “Proper Tree Trimming and Pruning”

August 1, 2001

On September 27, 2001, Pro Hort and the Illinois Nurserymen’s Association (INA) will sponsor a seminar entitled “Pruning Trees for Safety, Health, and Aesthetics to Reduce Liability, Reduce Cost, and Improve Tree Quality.” The seminar will be at Camp Wokanda in Peoria.

Ed Gilman of the University of Florida will present information on proper pruning of trees to create safer, healthier, and aesthetically pleasing trees while reducing liability and cost. The seminar is designed for arborists; urban foresters; and landscape and tree personnel employed by municipalities, schools, golf courses, park districts, and cemeteries and as consultants.

Cost is $50 for employees of INA member companies or $95 for nonmembers. Continuing education units have been approved for ISA (6 CEUs) and ICN Pro (1 CEU). The registration deadline is September 19, 2001. For more information, or to register, call (309)682-6684 or write to Pro Hort, 1717 S. 5th Street, Springfield, IL 62703.

Author: Phil Nixon


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