Join us for a FREE Grow Green homeowner training to branch out your knowledge of trees.
DATE: Saturday, January 31, 2015
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Asian American Resource Center, 8401 Cameron Road, Austin, TX
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Tree Selection/Site Evaluation - Patti Dodson
Patti is a registered Landscape Architect, an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist, and is a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate. She worked in the design/build industry practicing and promoting organic and sustainable landscape design and implementation and brings her passion to the City of Austin.
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Planting a Tree and Young Tree Care - Regina Ramos
Regina is a forester with the City of Austin Urban Forestry Program. She leads the program in the protection of public trees for development sites. She previously worked with the Texas A&M Forest Service and developed a state-wide best management practices for tree protection. She has a masters in landscape architecture from the University of Texas and has worked with the Sustainable Sites Initiative to recognize outstanding development projects.
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. How to Own a Tree - Laura Schuman
Lara specializes in the program’s tree inspection and maintenance operations. She was born and raised in Austin, and has a degree in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology from the University of Texas. She is an International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist, and a Member of the ISAT Board of Directors. Before working for the City she spent several years as the co-owner of a tree service in Buffalo, Wyoming.
Denise Delaney PH (512) 974-2581 , firstname.lastname@example.org
Door Prizes include “Tree-shirts” and a Grow Green Tool Tote!