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02 August Friday

Urban Forestry Summer Workshop

02 August 2019, 13:00 - 02 August 2019, 15:00
Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center, 220 West Front Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401 United States

On Thursday, August 2, the City of Hattiesburg’s Urban Forestry Division and the Mississippi Forestry Commission will host a free summer workshop for anyone interested in learning more about trees and urban forestry.

The workshop will take place at Jackie Dole Sherrill Community Center (220 West Front Street), and will last from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

The workshop is free to attend, but registration is required. The schedule for the workshop includes:

1 p.m.

Welcome & Overview of Mississippi Forestry Programs/Projects

Andy Parker, City of Hattiesburg Arborist

1:10 p.m.

Overview of Mississippi Forestry Programs/Projects

Todd Matthews, Mississippi Forestry Commission

1:30 p.m.

City of Hattiesburg Tree Inventory

Adam McKnight, Mississippi Forestry Commission Intern

1:50 p.m.

Proper Planting & Mulching

Loren Erickson, USM Landscape Superintendent

2:15 p.m.

Urban Forestry Program Overview

Andy Parker, City of Hattiesburg Arborist

2:40 p.m.

Open Forum for Questions

Address: 220 West Front Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401 United States

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