The Art & Science of Tree Pruning and Management

The Art & Science of Tree Pruning and Management

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Kippure Holiday Village

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Blessington

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A 2 day seminar at Kippure Estate learning about tree pruning, management and fungi!

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Ted Green: MBE Founder President of the Ancient Tree Forum

Ancients & the ageing process

Defects & Hollowing, a survival strategy?

What is pruning? a Layman's thoughts

Pollards & coppicing

Fungi in wood

Fungal i.d. and conservation

Reg Harris: Director of Arboriculture at Urban Forestry

Retrenchment pruning

Practical techniques for veteranisation

The Major Oak: A case study

Ian Rodgers: Arboricultural Manager at The Royal Parks

Managing trees in a high occupancy environment

Pressures on urban parks

Pests & Disease

Methods of tree assessment

Approaches and actions for tree retention

Jon Hartill: Former Safety & Training at Arb Association, Owner Hartill träd Expert Ab

Variant & invariant conditions

Material properties & modes of failure

Size, shape & geometry

Wind & fluid mechanics

Root biomechanics & soil restorative moments

Teas, coffees and hot lunch each day with evening barbeque/hot buffet on the 19th, full bar and terrace, access to grounds.

Free camping with evening meal or rooms can be booked separately by contacting

Kippure Estate on: 01 4582889

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Blessington

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Ireland

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