Join us at Stanford for a Decay Fungi Workshop and Book Release


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Join Dr. Jessie A. Glaeser and Dr. Kevin T. Smith at Stanford’s Tresidder Student Union as we celebrate their new compendium on October 4th.  Decay Fungi of Oaks and Associated Hardwoods for Western Arborists has just been published by The Britton Fund.

Other featured speakers include Dr. Jim Downer, Roy Leggitt, III, and Helen Stone.  This meeting is worth 6 CEUs.

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7:30 am Registration
8:00 am Welcome, Rose Epperson, Executive Director, WCISA
8:15 am Learning to Identify Wood Decay Fungi, Dr. Jessie A. Glaeser, USDA Forest Service, Madison, WI
9:30 am Pruning with Care: When and How to Prune to Avoid Harming Birds, Roy Leggitt, III, Tree Management Experts, San Francisco, CA
10:00 am Break 
10:15 am Pruning and Other Practices Affect the Development of Disease, Dr. Jim Downer, UC Extension Service, Ventura, CA
11:45 am Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm Decay, Biological Transformation and Redemption, Part I, Dr. Kevin T. Smith, USDA Forest Service, Durham, NH
2:00 pm
Introduction to the Britton Fund Technical Information Sheets, Helen Stone, Stone Peak Services, Hayfork, CA
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm
Decay, Biological Transformation and Redemption Part II, Dr. Kevin T. Smith, USDA Forest Service, Durham, NH
3:45 pm Discussion and Wrap Up
4:00 pm
CEU Sign Out, please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs
4:15 pm Book signing and authors’ reception with guests of honor, Dr. Jessie Glaeser and Dr. Kevin T. Smith!  (additional ticket retired)
This meeting is generously sponsored by:
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Evergreen Arborists Consultants