10-25-14. Fall Tree Care Workshop: Pest & Disease ID and Assessment
Portland Fruit Tree Project
Fall Tree Care: Pest & Disease ID/Assessment (hands-on workshop)
Saturday October 25th, 10am - 1pm
In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of fall tree care and pest and disease management in order to increase the health and abundance of local fruit trees! This fun workshop will be an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the different types of tree fruit pests and diseases in the Portland area and what you can do about them in the fall. Please bring samples of pests or diseased wood/fruit from your own trees for identification.
About the instructor:
Heidi Noordijk studied horticulture at Michigan State University and Cornell University - specializing in pomology (tree fruits). Heidi has participated in research projects involving apple tree physiology, berry production, and tree fruit entomology. Heidi has also worked on various orchards and farms in the PNW and east coast.Heidi currently works for OSU's Small Farms program.
Pre-registration and pre-payment is required.
This workshop is free of charge (though contributions are gladly accepted) for tree owners who have registered fruit trees with us. Otherwise, please contribute the standard workshop fee of $25. Sliding scale options are provided for those who feel unable to contribute at that level. In addition, a limited amount of full scholarships and work-trade scholarships are available.
This workshop will be hosted by one of our registered tree owners in Portland. Exact location details will be provided after you sign up.
|Workshop Contribution Level|
|Standard Workshop Fee - Level 1||$ 25.00|
|Sliding Scale - Level 2||$ 20.00|
|Sliding Scale - Level 3||$ 15.00|
|Full Scholarship / Work-Trade||$ 0.00|
|PFTP Registered Tree Owner||$ 0.00|