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Oak Wilt and Tree Diseases on Horizon (Traverse City)

Sponsoring Organization: Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan

Date: January 9

Start Time: 6:00pm

End Time: 8 pm

Location : The Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Road, Traverse City, MI 49685

Description of the Event: 

Educational meetings are open to the public, and a $5 donation from non-members is appreciated.

MGANM presents "Oak Wilt and Tree Diseases on Horizon" with Kama Ross from The Grand Traverse Conservation District on Tuesday, January 9th at 6:30pm. Kama will address Oak Wilt and other tree diseases, how to diagnose problems, how to treat the problems, and how each of us can be better stewards of our trees and forests. With her field expertise and education Kama will answer questions you might have about your own trees.

Join us for this important topic on Tuesday, January 2nd at 6:30pm at the Boardman River Nature Center, 1450 Cass Rd.

Refreshments are served at 6:00 pm followed by the program.

Kama Ross began her position as the Forestry Assistance Program Forester for Leelanau, Benzie, and Grand Traverse Conservation Districts in October 2013. Prior the this position, she served as the FAP Forester for Wexford and Missaukee Conservation Districts and earlier in her career for Otsego County. She also enjoyed a career as an outdoor environmental educator at Kettunen Center, Michigan's 4-H Conference Center, in Tustin. Kama has been a co-owner of two Northern Michigan Certified Tree Farms since 1990.

For more than 70 years, the Grand Traverse Conservation District staff and volunteers have been modeling sustainable land management practices as they care for and provide public access to more than 3,000 acres of the region's treasured landscapes. They are headquartered at the Boardman River Nature Center.

The mission of the Master Gardener Association of Northwest Michigan (MGANM) is to further the horticultural educational activities of MSU Extension and provide horticultural knowledge and experience to members, enabling them to share this knowledge with others through hardening projects, educational programs, and activities. 

Attendance earns credits toward Master Gardener volunteer and educational hours.

Education Credit Hours: 1.5

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