Mature Tree Care

Registration Eligibility
Private program. Not open to the public.
Start Date
05/31/2018
End Date
05/31/2018
Description
Mature trees comprise a large percentage of our forested urban parks. Successfully managing this important resource necessitates a variety of horticultural practices, especially the soil complex which the trees grow. Learn how to employ a number of maintenance and management techniques that can ensure healthy growth and development for older, established trees.

Spend the morning looking at mature tree preservation care during construction at NYBG.
Location
Bronx, NY
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Parks & Recreation
Project Management
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
6.0
Learning Outcomes
Students will discuss the importance of managing mature trees as a resource that necessitates a variety of horticultural practices.

Students will learn how to employ a number of maintenance and management techniques that can ensure healthy growth and development for older, established trees.

Students will review the processes of maintaining the soil complex which the trees grow.
Instructors
Kurt Morrell, Deanna Curtis, Don Gabel
Website Registration
Course Codes
184VOC400MTC
Provider
New York Botanical Garden


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