ILCA
2625 Butterfield Rd. Ste 204W
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Phone 630-472-2851
Fax 630-472-3150

 

Pruning Workshop
For Field Staff and Supervisors

The English portion of the class is now closed. There are still spots available for the Spanish class.

Thank you

Basic Pruning 2013 Workshop
Friday, November 15, 2013
Rainbow Falls Waterpark
200 Rev Morrison Blvd.
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Registration Deadline: November 8, 2013
This class has sold out the last two years. Please register as early as possible to guarantee a spot.

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Do you want to learn how to prune or have minimal pruning proficiency and need to brush up on basic pruning specifics?  This is the class for you!  Learn the way you are most comfortable.  This half-day class is taught in Spanish in the morning and English in the afternoon.

Fees:

  • $90 ILCA member (employees of member firms receive the member rate)
  • $100 Government, non-profit, municipal, park district, etc. rate
  • $130 Non-members
  • +3 option. Send three or more employees from the same organization and receive $10-off the registration fee for each registrant.

Course Content

Class includes safety and dormant pruning lectures and trainer supervised hands-on pruning.

  • Improve and practice your pruning skills.
  • Learn how to properly prune trees and shrubs
  • Know the proper tools to use and proper safety procedures
  • Identify the parts of a tree or shrub
  • Identify where proper cuts should be made and the effect it will make on future growth.
  • Learn the difference between renewal and rejuvenation pruning.

Schedule

Basic Pruning for Field Staff and Supervisors

Morning Session Taught in Spanish

7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Registration
8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Instructor - Bernie Carranza, CLT, Christy Webber Landscapes

  • Safety Lecture - Charlie Keppel, The Care of Trees
  • Dormant Pruning
  • Shrub, Groundcover and Hydrangea Pruning
  • Invasive Pests
  • Hands-on session outdoors with Q&A
Afternoon Session Taught in English-only
12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Registration
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Instructor - David Boone, Bartlett Tree Experts

  • Safety Lecture - Charlie Keppel, The Care of Trees
  • Dormant Pruning
  • Shrub, Groundcover and Hydrangea Pruning
  • Invasive Pests
  • Hands-on session outdoors with Q&A

Intended Audience
For field staff and supervisors. The goal of the Seminar is to offer practical pruning skills offered by industry experts that that can be implemented right away. Proper pruning skills are vital to field crews. Improve your company's bottom line by sending out field crews who understand the nuances of pruning.

Questions? 
Contact Julie Nicoll at 630.472.2851 or by email jnicoll@ilca.net.

Registration

Complete the Online Registration Form

Complete the Paper Registration Form

 

 

     
 
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