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Michigan Tree Valuation Guide Workshop

Michigan Tree Valuation Guide Workshop
Instructors: Pamela Blough, PLA, FASLA, P.M. Blough, Inc., James Kielbaso, PhD, Retired, Forestry Dept., Michigan State University, William Lawrence, Urban Forestry Consulting, J. Michael O’Connor, Retired, Consumers Energy, Charles Wade, PhD, Biology Dept. Mott Community College

This event will feature a presentation of the 12th Edition of the MICHIGAN TREE VALUATION GUIDE, a supplemental guide for Michigan arborists. Participants will learn the Cost of Cure Approach to monetary tree valuation utilizing Replacement and Trunk Formula methods.  The inherent depreciation factors will be considered for each method using Species, Location and Condition as they impact value. This participatory discussion will be followed by realistic evaluation of trees in the arboretum, followed by in-class review and discussions. Copies of the 12th Edition Michigan Tree Valuation Guide will be available for sale and provided onsite to those purchasing copies with event registration.  Lunch provided.

To purchase a copy of the Michigan Tree Valuation Guide 12th Edition, click here. The cost is $40 for those registered to attend the course.

6.0 ISA CEUs approved

Agenda for CEUs

10am - 12pm Session 1

12:00 - 12:45pm Lunch

12:45 - 2:45pm Session 2

2:45 - 3:00pm Break

3:00 - 5:00pm Session 3 – outside review of trees using the guide with follow up evaluation discussion and Q&A inside.

Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
FOR-MAR Nature Preserve and Arboretum
2142 N. Genesee Rd
Burton, MI  48509
Additional Info:
Registration is required before Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 5:00 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only