The F.A. Bartlett Tree Experts
Employment type: Temporary
Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Application Deadline: February 10, 2017
Open to Michigan State University students majoring in Horticulture or Forestry.
Please RSVP to:
Bartlett Tree Experts
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