Come enjoy beautiful Lake Tahoe while learning about cur-rent tree topics from Jim Flott, Community Forestry Consult-ants and TRACE instructor, Spokane, WA. Jim will be speak-ing on tree hazards, tree health, tree assessments and land-scape & fire appraisals. Classroom instruction will be followed by outdoor assessments to apply what you’ve learned. Find out where your strengths are and when to involve an expert.
Special thanks to the Incline Village General Improvement
District for generously sharing The Chateau at Incline Village, located on the Incline Championship Golf Course.
7:30 am Registration
7:55 am Welcome & Opening Remarks
8:00 am Images of Local Tree Health & Tree Hazard Issues - Molly Sinnott, Sinnott Consulting Arborist, Carson City, NV
8:30 am Tree Risk Assessment: Develop skills to help you identify tree health problems, hazards and potential hazards - Jim Flott, Community Forestry Consultants, Spokane, WA
9:45 am Break
10:00 am Tree Risk Assessment Continued: Resume skill development session. Practice new skills learned while performing outdoor risk assessments.
12:00 pm Lunch - Catered by The Chateau at Incline Village
1:00 pm Tree Risk Assessment Results: Review & discuss results of the outdoor risk assessments.
2:00 pm Landscape & Fire Appraisals: Overview of landscape appraisals and urban forest fire appraisals. Learn how to apply the basics of the appraisal process.
3:00 pm Break
3:15 pm Landscape & Fire Appraisals Continued: When do you need an expert, is an advanced appraisal needed, when do you hand off the appraisal to someone more qualified?
4:45 pm CEU sign out
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEU’s