Meeting Information

Tailgating with Trees/ Winter Plant ID #1

Date: December 21, 2017

Time: 12 - 1:30 pm

Location: Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, 118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409

Cost is FREE - Recommend $20 donation to the Chapter’s Scholarship Fund

Class size limited to 25

APPROVED CREDITS: ISA CA-1, ISA BCMA-Practice-1, ISA Municipal Specialist-1; OCNT-1: SAF-1

Purpose: This free educational program is for Green Industry Professionals interested in meeting and networking with other industry professionals while learning about how to identify tree defects. Bring your sack lunch and learn! Plus, ISA Continuing Education Units, ONLA and SAF CEU's.  (pending)

About Your Instructor(s): Mark Webber is a Board-Certified Master Arborist and a Certified Professional Horticulturist with nearly forty years of relevant professional experience. He is a practicing arborist and horticulturist provides investigations, reports, and testimony in matters related to tree condition, maintenance and removal; management of nursery, arboricultural, and landscaping operations; and an assortment of horticultural issues. Rich Pearson is a degreed horticulturist and retired chief Horticulturist at both Chadwick and Cox Arboretums in Columbus and Dayton Ohio respectively.

Class Outline

12:00-12:30 pm  Eat your lunch and meet fellow green industry professionals

12:30 pm  How do we identify plants without leaves? What are important taxonomic keys in dormant plant identifications and what resources can you utilize to assist in dominancy.

12:40 pm Acer identification

12:50 pm Acer identification

1:00 pm Aesculus identification

1:10pm Abies

1:20 pm Amelanchier, Betula

1:30 Adjournment