Smartscape Avanzado: Mantenimiento de los Arboles en las Zonas Urbanas
Dates : Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – February 8, 9, 10
Time: 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
In this three-part series, participants will receive an in-depth understanding of how to manage trees in our desert communities. Topics include tree structure, trunk strength, how to prevent tree destruction or loss, pruning, irrigation, and general information on the science of arboriculture.
Part 1 : Tree rot compartmentalization
Part 2 : Structural advice
Part e3 : The impact of drought on ornamental plants
Instructor José Cano graduated from the University of Chihuahua Mexico with a specialization in the science of fruit trees in 1973 and worked 4 years in the Department of Agriculture in Aguascalientes Mexico. He moved to the United States in 1977 and worked in several plant production nurseries in California and Oregon before moving to Arizona in 1994. He recently retired from his position as a maintenance supervisor at Pima County Natural Resources Parks & Recreation, where he worked for more than 20 years, and maintains its professional certifications in arboriculture and nursery. José helps with the development and dissemination of professional programs, especially outreach in Spanish. José loves meeting with people in the community and promoting the Smartscape program.
Due to the rigorous pace of the classes, having earned a Smartscape Certificate in the Professional Series is a prerequisite for registering for Advanced Smartscape.