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Event Name: Evaluating Tree Defects - Greensboro Workshop (FULL)
Date: 10/17/18
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

*** THE GREENSBORO LOCATION FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL.  PLEASE REGISTER FOR ONE OF THE OTHER LOCATIONS.  Contact Leslie Moorman with any questions or concerns at  Thank you. ***

ONE WORKSHOP ------- THREE LOCATIONS!  Choose Greenville, Greensboro, OR Asheville for convenience.  The SAME presentations will take place at all three.


Join us at one of three opportunities for our Tree Risk Assessment workshop series, “Evaluating Tree Defects”. Each workshop will present similar information and will be limited to 30 attendees, so register early.

Evaluating tree defects is as much of an art as it is a science. Experience and professional judgement are foremost in this practice. Learn to see the trees and the defects. See examples followed by presenter Ed Hayes for more than two decades. The program includes inside morning lectures followed by an afternoon outside with hands on field experience.


8:00 - 8:30 Registration

8:30 - 9:00 Introduction to Tree Basics: Anatomy, Decay, Modes of Failure and Species Failure Profiles
9:00 - 9:45 Types of Defects and Their Evaluation
9:45 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 10:45 Evaluating Decay Above and Below Ground
10:45 - 11:30 Tree Mechanics and Responsive Growth
11:30 - 12:00 Mitigation Options with Examples in Practice
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch (provided)
1:00 - 3:30 Field Exercise
3:30 - 4:00 Wrap up and evaluations


Continuing education credits for ISA, SAF, and NC Landscape Contractor will be available.

Location: Guilford County Cooperative Extension Office, 3309 Burlington Rd., Greensboro, NC, 27405


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