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Event Details

Creating Wildlife Habitat Trees

Date: October 16, 2017
Location: North Clackamas Aquatic Park, Milwaukie, OR, UNITED STATES
Organizer: Pacific Northwest Chapter of ISA
Sponsor: Pacific Northwest Chapter of ISA
Description: Class participants will have the opportunity to learn best practices regarding the safe retention of tree portions for habitat. Techniques like Coronet Pruning will be demonstrated. In addition, participants will learn how to create bird boxes using pre-existing cavities. Saws can also be utilized to create habitat; we’ll explore how to attract desired animals by specifying the size and location of wood holes.

As arborists, it is our job to evaluate trees and offer solutions to mitigate risks. Frequently, wildlife habitat exists in known tree risks (i.e., cavities, dead snags, or broken tops). In many cases, risks can be reduced and mitigated while retaining existing wildlife habitat or creating new wildlife habitat.

Not all trees need to be used as habitat trees, but in the right place they can make a substantial, positive difference to the community. Knowing regulatory laws and protected species is the arborist’s responsibility. The people taking care of trees must realize the value in preserving and creating habitats, so we can live more symbiotically in the world.

Brian French founded Portland-based Arboriculture International LLC in 2013. He is a climbing ISA Certified Arborist and Qualified Tree Risk Assessor. Serving as coordinator for the Oregon Champion Tree Registry and the Chair of the Portland Heritage Tree Program, he focuses on the preservation of significant, old trees and their associated flora and fauna. As an Audubon Society of Portland volunteer, Brian facilitated various ongoing wildlife habitat projects including salmon habitat restoration, snag development, red tree vole surveys, and developing urban wildlife guidelines.

Location: North Clackamas Aquatic Park, Park View Room, 7300 SE Harmony Rd, Milwaukie, OR 97222

CEUs: 7

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Refund & Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made at least 10 days prior to the event will be refunded at 100%.
Cancellations made within 5-9 days of the event will be refunded at 75%.
Cancellations made within 1-4 days of the event will be refunded at 50%.
Refunds will not be made available for no-shows.
Contact Name: Dana Hatley
Contact Phone: 8003354391
Contact FAX: 5038741509
Contact Email: info@pnwisa.org


Registration: pnwisa.org
Seats Available: 35
CEUs available: Yes


Start Date: 8:00 AM, October 16, 2017
End Date: 4:00 PM, October 16, 2017

Address: North Clackamas Aquatic Park
7300 SE Harmony Rd
Milwaukie
OR
97222
UNITED STATES

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