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The Washtenaw County Conservation District (WCCD) is hosting a workshop on Planting and Maintaining Trees

October 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

LEARN HOW TO PLANT AND MAINTAIN HEALTHY TREES ON YOUR PROPERTY
Contact: Megan DeLeeuw, WCCD Manager
734.205.1219, megan.deleeuw@macd.org

The Washtenaw County Conservation District (WCCD) is hosting a workshop on Planting and Maintaining Trees as part of the Backyard Conservation Education Series on Tuesday, October 22nd from 5-6:30 PM. Workshop will be outdoors at 8778 Eiseman Rd, Manchester, MI 48158.

Topics will include: site selection and preparation, proper planting techniques, what to look for in the first year of growth and how to care for your trees for long-term health. Focus will be on trees for conservation purposes (wildlife habitat, wind barrier, soil erosion reduction, naturalization, reforestation).

Featured presenters include Ivich Fraser, Entomologist with the U.S. Forest Service and Megan DeLeeuw of the Washtenaw County Conservation District and hosted by Vic Mann, WCCD “Tree Conservationist of the Year 2017” award winner. Cost is $10 per person. RSVP by contacting Megan DeLeeuw at megan.deleeuw@macd.org or 734.205.1219.

Details

Date:
October 22
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm