The Study of Trees

BIOLGY X 492.67

Trees provide shade, food, habitat, and clean our air. Selecting and caring for trees is the study of arboriculture.

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Winter
Classroom
Starting at $625.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • The theoretical and practical concepts of tree selection
  • The establishment, management and preservation of trees in a landscape environment
  • Professional standards for planting, pruning, and training of trees

About this course:

With trees being the largest and often longest-living elements of our outdoor environment, proper tree selection and management are important to maximize the environmental, social, and economic benefits they offer. This class features a combination of lectures, discussions, research, and field trips designed for those who desire a basic understanding of tree care--both ornamental and fruit-bearing. Students will learn theoretical and practical concepts of tree selection; establishment, management, and preservation of trees in a landscape environment; and professional standards in the proper selection, planting, pruning, and training of trees. 
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for The Study of Trees.

BIOLGY X 496.2 General Botany for Gardeners (preferred) or BIOLGY X 494 Introduction to Horticulture, or approval of program office.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
-
Sunday, Thursday
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood , Field Trip
Instructor: Pieter Severynen
370904
Fee:
$625.00
59 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2020
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Notes
Students should have general knowledge of tree identification. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 15, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 9, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jan 16, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jan 23, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Off-Site
Sun Jan 26, 2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Field Trip
Discussion
Thu Feb 6, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu Feb 13, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu Feb 20, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Off-Site
Sun Feb 23, 2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Field Trip
Off-Site
Sun Mar 1, 2020
9:00AM - 12:00PM
Field Trip
Discussion
Thu Mar 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Discussion
Thu Mar 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115

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