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8th Annual Northern Rockies Tree School

  • September 27, 2017
  • September 29, 2017
  • Red Lion Hotel & Convention Center, Billings, MT


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The 8th Annual

"Discovering New Branches of Tree Expertise"

September 27-29, 2017
Red Lion Hotel & Convention Center
Billings, Montana
1-888-427-4809 or 406-248-7151

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  • Mock deposition: your legal duty and responsibility when trees in your care fail
  • Municipal tree liability summary
  • How to grow new trees from vegetative cuttings
  • Montana's heritage apple tree program
  • Tree photography for arborists
  • Montana's statewide urban forest tree inventory findings
  • How to grow & harvest trees in gravel beds: field demonstration
  • Utility line clearance demonstration
  • The "shall" laws of call before you dig: what you need to know before digging or stumping trees
*Featured Speaker*
Dr. Peter Del Tredici is a world-wide known botanist specializing in the growth & development of trees. He is a former Plant Propagator at the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University and is currently teaching in the Urban Planning Department at MIT. Peter's talks include: "Urban Nature: Human Nature". This talk will focus on the plants that grow spontaneously in cities and their remarkable ability to flourish in spite of their stressful environmental conditions. "Aging, Rejuvenation and Resilience in Trees". This talk examines the morphological, physiological and developmental aspects of aging and sprouting of trees that have been injured or disturbed.

*OPTIONAL Pre-conference Workshop
When: Wed., Sept. 27. 8am - 4pm


  • BMP microinjection technology
  • Managing trees with inventory software
  • Korey Lofy, Rainbow Treecare
  • Ian Hanou, Plan-It Geo
Limit: 45 (3 per company/organization)
Check in: Wednesday 8 am
Meal included: Catered box lunch
Location: Red Lion Inn with field demos at Riverfront Park.

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