Recognizing the Importance & Care of Our Urban Forest
FREE EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Open to the Community, Arborists, and Landscape Professionals
Saturday, November 10th
Location: UH Maui College Ka Lama Building Room 103 (MAP)
ISA Certified Arborist: 3.75 CEU’s (continuing education units approved by WCISA)
8:15 am Registration
8:45am Maui Green & Beautiful Board President, ISA Certified Arborist Elaine Malina
Introducing our 2 campaigns to plant at least 50 trees by 2020, the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and the goal of creating a tree ordinance to protect mature healthy trees & promote correct pruning in Maui County. Quick Introduction to the itreetool.org website.
9am-10am Guest Speaker-Jeannie Pezzoli-Tree Educator, former member Maui County Arborist Committee; Maui Outdoor Circle –past president; UH Maui College-Professor
Trees are Cool-Count the Ways-also explaining the “sustainable justifications” behind the new tree plantings on UHMC campus-saving AC costs by shading sidewalks to keep students cool between buildings and by shading building facades.
10am-11:30 Guest Speaker-Adam Wright, ISA Certified Arborist, Adam’s Creations LLC
The Wisdom of the Forest-general tree talk, including topics on the value of trees, tree biology, soil science, tree planting, plant health care with the emphasize on correct pruning.
11:30am-12:30 Guest Speaker-Ernie Rezents-Professor Emeritus Agriculture UH Maui/MCC, ASCA Register Consulting Arborist, ISA Certified Arborist
Tree Walk -around the UH Maui Campus-starting at a full shaded parking lot cooling effect, introducing the variety of trees on campus, correct pruning, and the benefits of trees. Ryan Wilson, Ehu Kai Tree Preservation assisting.
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