Presented by Maui Green & Beautiful
This Event was a TREMENDOUS Success. Mahalo to the fine speakers and volunteers who are responsible for this GREAT achievement.
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This workshop mixes the landscape/tree professionals with community members, all learning & sharing at the same place!
- Date: November 14, 2015
- Time: 8:00am to 11:45
- Location: University of Hawaii Maui Campus-Kalama Building, room 103 & 104
- Co-sponsors: UH Maui Department of Agricultural & Natural Resources, Aloha Arborist Association, Maui Association of Landscape Professionals
- CEU’s: For ISA Certified Arborists – 3 CEUs
- Contact Person: Elaine Malina email@example.com / 808-281-9297
8:30-9:00am Eyes in the Trees: Little Fire Ants, Coconut Rhinocerous Beetle & Rapid Ohia Death
Speaker: Lissa Strohecker
Lissa is the Public Relations & Education Specialist with the Maui Invasive Species Committee
9am-10am Pruning, the Do’s & Don’ts for Ornamental & Fruit Trees
Speaker: Ernest Rezents
Ernie is Professor Emeritus Agriculture UH Maui, a ISA Certified Arborist and is a ASCA Registered Consulting Arborist. He received the ISA True Professional of Arboriculture 2015 award.
10:15-10:45 “Tree Protection = Watershed Protection What species benefit community needs & what ones are problematic”
Speaker: Pat Bily
Pat the Nature Conservancy’s Invasive Plant Specialist, member of the State’s Pesticide Advisory Committee and has a landscape industry background from farming to landscape maintenance.
10:45-11:15 Correct Mulching Techniques
Speaker: Susi Mastroianni
Susi is a Certified Arborist and Master Gardener and has owned a garden design company since 2004
11:15-11:45 “A Tree within a Tree”—discussing the biology of trees, which is important for proper air-layering propagation including a demonstration of air-layering
Speaker: Terry Nutt
Terry is a Certified Arborist including Tree Risk Assessment with ISA and owner of A-Nutt Nurseries. He is a former member of the Maui County Arborist Committee
Mahalo to the co-sponsors Aloha Arborist Association and the Maui Association of Landscape Professionals who have again made generous donations to the Workshop to assist in Maui Green & Beautiful costs.
Also the UH Maui Department of Agricultural & Natural Resources have provided the rooms for no charge.
Thank you, to all of you, for your support making this another informative and enlightening Workshop!