Florida Friendly Landscaping @ Heritage Hall
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Topic: Florida Friendly Landscaping and specialized information from the standpoint of the Massey Lawn Care head scientist.  

Speaker: Dr. Eric Brown 

    Eric A. Brown, Ph.D., is Director of Agronomy and Quality Assurance Manager for Massey Services, responsible for technical training. He earned his Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the University of Florida’s Soil and Water Science Department, specializing in soil and plant relationships and environmental stewardship 

Urban Forests @ Heritage Hall
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

     Forests are not only in our rural areas. Urban areas also have  large number of trees and they have different stresses placed upon them compared to their rural brothers.  What are some of these stresses and how are urban trees cared for differently than rural trees? Why do we need a tree canopy and what are the benefits? 

Speaker: Chris Kincaid  

    Chris is the Urban Forester of Osceola County. He has a strong background in natural resource management, urban forestry, parks and trails, recreation facilities construction and emergency management. He is a researcher with a graduate degree focused on Forest Resources & Conservation from the University of Florida.  

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