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August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Tree Maintenance: Tricks of the Trade

A mulched path cuts between large tulip poplar trees and a lush green understory with purple flowers.
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Join Mt. Cuba’s ISA Certified Arborists®, Scott Kelly and Bill Trescott, for an outdoor workshop to learn insider tricks for practical tree and landscape care. Topics include protecting your trees from lightning, battery vs. gas power tools, deer protection (caging, staking, etc.), demystifying tree cabling, useful knots for the homeowner, basic tree risk assessment skills, and how to select an arborist for the bigger jobs. Class will be held entirely outdoors, so please dress for weather and walking.

This program takes place in-person (at Mt. Cuba Center) Saturday, August 6 (Rain Date: Saturday, August 13)

About the Instructor:
Scott Kelley is the Head Arborist at Mt. Cuba Center. He has more than 20 years of experience working with trees and is an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist® and qualified tree risk assessor.

William Trescott is the Arboriculture Manager at Mt. Cuba Center where he has worked for 26 years. He is an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist® and qualified tree risk assessor.

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