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Pruning Basics (Sold Out)

Thursday, November 15, 10AM-12NOON

Member $15, Non-member $25

Instructor: Derek Lirange, Worcester Tree Initiative

Worcester Tree Initiative's Community Forester, Derek Lirange, will cover the fundamentals of pruning woody plants including what should be cut out of trees and shrubs and how to make cuts for both health and appearance. He will also address common pruning mistakes or misconceptions and simple tool maintenance so you can make sure you're making the best cut every time.

Derek Lirange began working at Worcester Tree Initiative (WTI) days after completing his Bachelor's Degree, from UMASS Amherst, in Urban and Community Forestry in 2013. As WTI's Community Forester, Derek's primary role is to work with WTI's partners coordinating tree plantings, education programs, and workdays.