Learn With Us, week of October 23



October 28 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
General Services Department (2011 Fay Street)

Alex Johnson, the City of Durham’s Urban Forestry division Manager will go over the basics of pruning young trees in urban landscapes for future form and structure.
Hands-on demonstrations available for the public.
Bring your tools – we may not have enough to loan out to everyone.
Dress appropriately for working outdoors (sturdy footwear is a must)

Topics covered:
What pruning is and how trees benefit from it
Objectives and strategies for pruning
Common tree forms and structure and their implications
Wood properties and response to injury
Pruning cuts, what to do and what not to do
Pruning tools and how to use them

Spaces are limited, please please fill out the following registration form or cal 919-560-4197 to register: