The F.A. Bartlett Tree Experts Tree Care Seminar

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Deadline: February 10, 2017

Open to Michigan State University students majoring in Horticulture or Forestry.

Please RSVP to:

Scott Jamieson
Vice President
Bartlett Tree Experts
sjamieson@Bartlett.com

 

The F.A. Bartlett Tree Experts Tree Care Seminar

Thursday, February 16, 2017

11:15 am – 3:45 pm

Calvin College – Prince Conference Center, 1800 East Beltline SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

11:15 – 11:45 Registration

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch

12:30 – 12:40 Introductions and Welcome, Ryan Bose, Arborist Representative Bartlett Tree Experts

12:40 – 1:35 What’s the ‘scale’ of the insect problem in your landscape?
Scale insects, those beastly pests which can quite literally suck the life out of trees and shrubs. How to better scout for and manage these odd looking creatures.
Gretchen Pettis, PhD
Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory

1:35 – 2:25 A Few Major Tree Challenges for 2017
Dr. David L. Roberts
Michigan State University

2:25 – 2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:30 People & Their Special Relationship with Trees
A look at why trees are important to so many people and interesting projects that highlight that relationship.
Scott A. Jamieson
Vice President of Community Partnerships &
Midwest Division Leader

3:30 – 3:45 Questions & Adjournment