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June 17, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Canceled: Pruning Trees Correctly Workshop

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Although trees often perform quite well without intervention, pruning is performed by arborists to address safety issues and to improve structure, health, and appearance. Join the Mt. Cuba Arboriculture Team for a discussion of pruning equipment and a demonstration of professional pruning techniques. Students are encouraged to share their own questions about pruning in advance. Class will be held outside; please dress for the weather.

This program has been canceled as of May 26, 2023.

About the Instructors:
Nicole DeLizzio is the Arborist Assistant at the Mt. Cuba Center. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources and a minor in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation. With a combined passion for trees and art, she has deep dived into the art of pyrography and wood burns frequently.

Scott Kelley is the Head Arborist at Mt. Cuba Center. He has more than 35 years of experience working with trees and is an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist®.

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