When:February 2, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where:Home or Office by Zoom

Certified Arborist 1.5 CEUs Pruning for Performance and Prevention – How do I remedy poor branching structure? What are my options with these codominant stems? Corrective pruning has many implications which includes tree structure, health, response to damage and practice. Pruning to improve performance and preventing failure should be a major consideration for every arborist. This session will provide details on pruning objectives to help arborists determine the best strategies for promoting sustainable growth consistent with current standards. Instructor Biography: Lindsey Purcell, Urban Forestry Specialist and Instructor in the Forestry and Natural Resources Department at Purdue University, has been involved in the community landscape and urban forestry industry for over 40 years. As an ISA Board Certified Master Arborist, he has served communities around the U.S. as a landscape and tree professional in state, municipal and private enterprise. His educational background includes an Associate of Science degree from Vincennes University, a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and a Master’s degree from Indiana State University. Lindsey serves as Executive...

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When:January 21, 2022 @ 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Where:Zoom Webinar

Researchers, extension agents, and growers involved in the virome identification work will discuss the current understanding of virus pathogens affecting red ginger plants in the state. An open forum panel discussion will occur at the end of the webinar to discuss virus management and the future for red ginger.

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When:January 20, 2022 @ 7:00 am – 1:30 pm
Where:Home or Office by Zoom

5.5 Certified Arborist This workshop is designed to enrich your knowledge when it comes to tree failure. We hope to impart what you should be looking for in risk assessments while in the field based off our speakers experience in the field. The database was established in 1987 to collect quantitative information on the mechanical failure of urban trees (trunk breaks, branch breaks, and uprootings). This information is used to develop “failure profiles” for genera and species to more accurately assess failure probability in standing trees and thereby reduce failure potential in urban forests.

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When:December 17, 2021 @ 6:15 am – 12:30 pm
Where:Home or Office by Zoom

5 CEUs / Certified Arborist and LICTs This workshop is designed to enrich your knowledge when it comes to landscape palm pests. We will cover a wide range of pests, how to detect, and treat them. California Time: 8:15am Welcome 8:30am South American Palm Weevil – Biology and Management Dr. Mark Hoddle, UC Riverside, Riverside, CA 9:15am A New Fusarium Wilt Attacking Palms in California Don Hodel, UCCE – Retired, Los Angeles, CA 10:00am Break 10:15am Banana Moth: A Resurgent and Serious Pest and Abiotic Disorders Don Hodel, UCCE – Retired, Los Angeles, CA 11:00am Regulatory Update Speaker TBD 11:45am Lunch Break 12:30pm Palm Species in the Landscape and Their Management ML Robinson, Nevada Cooperation Extension, Las Vegas, NV 1:15pm Other Palm Diseases, and How to Work with Diagnostic Labs Dr. Suzanne Rooney Latham, CDFA, Sacramento, CA 2:00pm Closing Comments and Q&A – All Speakers 2:30pm CEU Sign Out *Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs

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When:December 1, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Where:Zoom Webinar 1.5 CEUs

1.5 CEUs Investigative Visual Tree Assessment: A Strategic Approach to Diagnosing Tree Problems December 1, 2021 11:00am – 12:30pm Attendees will learn about the systematic process that Scott uses to gather information about a tree when asked to diagnose various possible issues. He will discuss how to determine the important questions to ask that will help you understand the site history. Scott will demonstrate the general process he follows when performing a detailed visual assessment, starting at the tree-soil interface and working our way up.

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