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A presentation on planting trees.
This presentation is offered by the Strongsville Branch Library in partnership with the City of Strongsville Natural Resources Division. Speaker Alan Siewert will share information on planting trees.
Program sponsored by the Friends of Strongsville Branch Library and Jennifer Milbrandt, coordinator of Natural Resources for the city of Strongsville.
Registration is requested. Register here or call (440) 238-5530.
Alan Siewert Biography:
Alan Siewert is a native of Wisconsin where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Urban Forestry from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in 1984. In 1987 he came to northeast Ohio for an internship at the Holden Arboretum. Following the internship, he worked as a project manager with ACRT Inc. then of Kent Ohio. In 1990 Alan became the regional urban forester for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry. Alan retried in 2022 and is now the Managing Partner of Bur Oak Training, Consulting & Design.
Alan is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture(ISA) (since 1987), and the Ohio Chapter of the ISA (since 1988). He has served as the Chairman of the Tree Academy for the 1996 international convention in Cleveland, as a member of the Ohio Chapter Board of Directors 1994-2002, and as President 1998-99. He has also served as Ohio’s Certification Liaison 1998 to 2008 and chair of the International’s Certification Liaisons Committee 2001-2006 and as a board member to the ISA’s certification board of directors 2007-2010. Alan is a Board-Certified Master Arborist earning his certification in 1989. In 2001 Alan was honored by the International Society of Arboriculture with their Honorary Life membership for his years of dedicated service to the Certified Arborist Program and the Ohio Chapter. Recently Alan was named the most plagiarized arborist in the country.
Alan is an accomplished speaker and educator. He is the co-author of the national awarding winning Tree Commission Academy. Alan has spoken on various urban forestry and arboriculture topics. He has appeared at the International Society of Arboriculture’s International Conference in Stamford 1999 Baltimore 2000 Montreal 2003, and Minneapolis 2006 and is a regular speaker at the Ohio Tree Care Conference, North Coast Urban Forestry Conference, and The OSU Short Course as well as many other programs.
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|Tue, May 30||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
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|Fri, Jun 02||9:00AM to 5:30PM|
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|Sun, Jun 04||1:00PM to 5:00PM|