ROOTS TO SHOOTS - Fourth Annual Tree Program
Friday, January 24, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (EST)
4th Annual “Roots to Shoots” Tree Program
When: Friday, January 24, 2014
Where: University of Florida/IFAS Extension,
Pinellas County, 12520 Ulmerton Road, Largo, FL 33774
CEUs: Certified Arborist 5; Municipal Specialist 5;
W Climber Specialist 5; BCMA-Science 1;
BCMA – Practice 1; BCMA – Management 3
8:00-8:50 AM Check-In
8:50-9:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
Jane Morse, Commercial Horticulture Agent, University of Florida/IFAS Extension, Pinellas County
9:00-10:00 AM “Whose Tree Is It?”
Lori Ballard, Consulting Arborist, Samnik & Associates, LLC Expert Tree Consultants
10:00-11:00 AM "What do ANSI standards and best management practices actually mean when fulfilling a tree work assignment?"
Joe Samnik, Consulting Arborist, Samnik & Associates, LLC Expert Tree Consultants
11:00-11:15 AM Break
11:15-12:15 PM “TRAQ (ISA's new Tree Risk Assessment Qualification). What is it? Do I need this qualification?”
Norm Easey, Chief Executive Officer
Florida Chapter ISA
12:15-1:15 PM Lunch on your own
1:15-2:15 PM “Assessing Wind Damaged Trees and Deciding What to Do”
Jane Morse, Commercial Horticulture Agent, University of Florida/IFAS Extension
2:15-2:30 PM Break
2:30-3:30 PM “Industry Standards for Writing a Pruning Plan or Recommendations”
Apollo O’Neil, Arborist
3:30 PM CEUs and Happy Friday!
For more information please contact (727) 582-2562
Before continuing, we would like to make you aware of our reservation policies. Cancellations - If your class is canceled for any reason you will be notified no less than 24 hours prior to class start. We will provide a full refund for cancellations made by Pinellas County Extension. Refunds may take up to 30 days to process. Payment - We require full payment at time of reservation so be prepared with a credit card to complete this transaction. Refunds - Refunds will be made in the event of a class cancellation or if the registrant requests a refund 24 hours prior to the class time. Reservations - You must be 18 to make a reservation. If you are under 18 and want to attend a class you must register and attend with a parent or guardian.
The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information, and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions, or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.
When & Where
Commercial Horticulture -Pinellas County Extension
Pinellas County Extension's Commercial Horticulture program area provides education and training based on the latest research from the University of Florida. The Commercial Horticulture staff and volunteers are available to help solve local problems, provide CEUs and, improve the quality of life for all citizens.