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Hands-on tree care, pruning & mulching workshop Saturday, September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm$5
Starts at 8am
Stay as long as you can or want.
We plan to be wrapped up with the supervised pruning in the neighborhood by noon
Cost: $5 suggested donation, though no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.
Where: the Dunbar Garden space (NW corner of 11th Ave and University Blvd). Tucson, Arizona
Open to all. Learn how you can organize similar Neighborhood Forester efforts in your neighborhood.
After demonstration we will move to various parts of the neighborhood to get supervised hands-on experience as we help prune native food-bearing trees and shrubs in our neighborhood’s public rights-of-way.
This is an incredible learning opportunity as every six months we revisit and rework areas pruned so we see the effect of our good work and mistakes, thereby enabling us to improve and evolve with the expert guidance from certified arborist Aleck MacKinnon.
We’ll also cover how to prune to keep trees below power lines out of conflict with the utility lines.
Professionals can get continued education credits for the workshop from Aleck.
Instructors: certified arborist Aleck MacKinnon of the Pedaling Arborist, assisted by Brad Lancaster of the Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Foresters.
Bring pruning tools if you have them. We’ll provide for those that don’t.
Also bring water and snacks, and dress (sun hat, gloves, etc.) to be working outdoors in the sun.
Recycle your prunings & their fertility
Organized by the Dunbar/Spring Neighborhood Foresters
and co-sponsored by The Dunbar Pavilion
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