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Feb 12

“Back to Basics:” Georgia Tree Council’s First Quarter Program and the State Arbor Day Event

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST

$40 – $70

Join us at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in Macon on February 12 as we present Georgia Tree Council’s first quarter educational program and, in partnership with the Georgia Forestry Commission, the State Arbor Day Event, when Georgia Tree City USA communities, Tree Campus USA colleges and universities, and Tree Line USA utility companies are recognized and honored.

A highlight of the program will be a talk by Jim David, retired superintendent of the Ocmulgee National Monument, who will chronicle the recent success getting it designated as the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park, site of “17,000 years of continuous human habitation.” Then we’ll get “Back to Basics with Trees,” with talks on “Proper Planting, Proper Pruning, and What Doesn’t Work,” with Georgia Forestry Commission’s Seth Hawkins, Arbor Equity’s Dan Bauer, and City of Alpharetta Arborist David Shostak.  Lunch is included. The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame is located at 301 Cherry Street, Macon, GA  31201.

Registration fee per person:  $50 for Georgia Tree Council members, $70 for non-members, and $40 for Tree City USA communities / tree boards, Tree Campus USA colleges and universities staff, and Tree Line USA utilities. Tree City USA communities: bring an elected official for free! Just select that option as well when ordering tickets.

2.5 ISA Arborist and L.A. CEUs will be available.  2.5 SAF Forestry CFE hours available.

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