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8:30 am Registration and Pre-test
9:00 Principles of Correct Pruning and Planting. What We Learned From Previous Hurricane Seasons. Henry Mayer, Miami-Dade County Extension.
9:45 Outlook for the 2013 Hurricane Season. Robert Molleda, National Weather Service Lead forecaster, Miami.
10:15 Coffee Break.
10:30 Hazard Tree Assessment-Why Is It Important? Dr. George Fitzpatrick, Professor Emeritus, UF/IFAS.
11:15 All You Need to Know About Transplant Techniques with 100% Survivability Rate. Jeff Shimonski, Jungle Island.
1:00 Demonstration Outside:
Station 1. Chain Saw Safety. Bob Brennan, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden
Station 2. Root Manipulation. Dr. Mike Orfanedes, Broward Extension Service
Station 3. Pruning Young Trees, Nick Delmore, Delmore Tree Service
3:00 Post test, Completion of CEU form.
When & Where
UF/Miami Dade Extension Service
The Miami-Dade Cooperative Extension is a partnership of the Miami-Dade Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources (RER) and the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS).