Tree Maintenance Training - Travis Co



The Tree Maintenance Training (TMT) program will provide staff with an introduction to arboricultural principles and urban forestry training.  The goal of the workshop is to increase the quality and care of work performed around trees, increased awareness of potential issues regarding trees in public spaces, and increased safety during routine tree care operations.

This is a one day workshop (8:00-3:30) that will be a combination of classroom and field demonstrations and provide a review or introduction to basic tree care.

Employees are asked to bring a water bottle/reusable cup, a brown bag lunch and paper & pen/pencil for taking notes. 

Who benefits:

Front line field staff, inspectors, and people that both indirectly and directly come into contact with trees and vegetation during the course of their work.

Skills taught:

·         Tree protection and local tree regulations
·         Chainsaw safety
·         Pruning properly
·         Tree risk assessment
·         Oak wilt prevention
·         Equipment maintenance
·         Basic tree biology
·         Basic tree identification


Registration is open for the Winter session:

April 17, 2019

Location: West Service Center is at 4501 Ranch Rd 620 N, Austin, TX 78732



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