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DuPage County: Forest Health Workshop

  • 09/06/2013
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • The Morton Arboretum
This is one of a series of Forest Health Workshops being held around the state by experts from the Morton Arboretum, and sponsored by the Illinois DNR Forest Health Program.  The workshop is intended for IDNR district foresters, forest landowners, arborists, city foresters, public works directors and green industry professionals.

Topics covered:
  • Field diagnostics (Dress for the weather!)
  • Hands-on samples and activities
  • Insect and disease updates – Thousand cankers of black walnut, bur oak blight, Asian longhorned beetle, gold-spotted oak borer and more
  • IL DNR Forest Health and Protection program
  • Drought repercussions
  • Tree risk assessment

This workshop will be held at the Morton Arboretum, 4100 Illinois Route 53, Lisle, IL

Registration fee:

  • $40-registered by August 20
  • $55-registered after August 20
Registration to each workshop is limited to the first 50 applicants Registration fee will include refreshments, lunch, and workshop supplies Roughly 6 CEUs will be available for ISA Certified Arborists. Registration can be paid by credit card through The Morton Arboretum Registrar (630) 719-2468 to register, Monday-Friday 8:30-4:00.
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