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Managing Kentucky's Urban Forests: Level 1 & 2 (Laurel County)

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Laurel County Cooperative Extension Office

200 County Extension Road

London, Kentucky 40741

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Managing Kentucky's Urban Forests: Level 1 & 2

Hosted by the UK Department of Horticulture, Cooperative Extension Service and Kentucky Division of Forestry

All Times are local. Registration at 8:00 am & lasting until 4:30 pm

Who should attend:
Level 1: Master Gardeners, Tree Board Members, interested citizens, landscape architects, Agriculture & Natural Resources Cooperative Extension Service Agents and others without a strong background in arboriculture and urban forestry
Level 1 date: Thursday, April 6, 2017

Level 2: Arborists, municipal foresters, Landscape Architects, Cooperative Extension Service Agents for Horticulture and other individuals seeking to advance their understanding of arboriculture and urban forestry
Level 2 date: Friday, April 7, 2017


*Participants are invited to register for one or both levels of training.

CEUs available for:
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters
Master Gardeners
American Society of Landscape Architecture
(and other groups as requested)

Cost: Free (a light lunch will be provided)

Agenda topics (Level 1)
The Role of Tree Boards in the Community (citizen)
The Role of the Neighborhood in the Urban Forest
Soils, Water and Urban Trees
The Not-So-Simple Act of Planting a Tree
Infrastructure Conflicts: Protecting Trees and People
How to Find a Competent Arborist
Trees, People and the Law
Diagnosis of Problems
Resources and Opportunities

Agenda topics (Level 2)
The Role of Tree Boards in the Community (urban forester)
Legislation Templates for Ordinances
Advanced Soils
Techniques for Growing Trees in Urban Settings
Identifying and Dealing wiht Invasive Plants
The Value of Tree Surveys and Canopy Cover
Valuation of Trees and Landscape Plantings
Plants as Problem Solvers: Wind, Visual, Sound, Wildlife

Registration:
Free (light lunch will be provided)
Seating is limited so preregistration is required.
Please contact Laura Lambert, KAA Component Executive, for any questions at: lauraolambert@mac.com

Thank you!
Laura Lambert
KAA Component Executive
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200 County Extension Road

London, Kentucky 40741

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