There are an estimated 293 million urban trees in Georgia according to a 2009 US Forest Service. Trees provide numerous benefits and greatly add to quality of life in cities and suburbs. However, disease, storm damage and natural mortality result in the removal of many thousands of trees every year. What becomes of this large source of fiber? This workshop will address this issue as well as some of the barriers and opportunities of utilizing wood sourced from urban and suburban areas. Funding for this workshop is provided through a US Forest Service grant.

DeKalb Extension Service Training Room, 4380 Memorial Drive, Decatur, GA on July 21, 2015

Julien Smith Barbeque Pit, 3 Milledge Road, Augusta, GA on July 22, 2015

Continuing Education Credits: (4) hours ISA credits and (4) hours of CFE credits

Cost: $40 

Scholarship Application - Workshop%20Scholarship%20Application%202015.doc (up to two) provided for municipality, non-profit and academic organizations.
Up to one scholarship provided for each tree service professional.

Registration: To register, please visit http://www.georgiaarborist.org.

Sponsored by:
Georgia Forestry Commission
Georgia Arborist Association
UGA Extension

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