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Aug 19, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Soils & Fertilizer Workshop - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Aug 24, 2017
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
ACLP Tree and Shrub Pruning - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Aug 26, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ACLP Soils & Fertilizer Workshop - Tucson
Pima Community College
1255 N Stone Ave, Building CC
Tucson, AZ 85709
Aug 30, 2017
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
ACLP 2- Tree Health Care - ALCA Office
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Suite 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Sep 12, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Computerized Estimating Workshop
ALCA Office
5425 E Bell Rd, Ste 105
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

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Landscape Construction Protection

August 10, 2017

We have hammered home the concept of “Right Tree, Right Place,” but what if that tree is already in the right place? Now there are new structures or parking areas erected, only to make it not such the right place. Designing around established trees is not only admirable, but also a sustainable practice, especially helping to achieve cities tree canopy goals. However, often times trees are an afterthought and minimal care and protection is given to these beauties during construction. Unfortunately, additional expenses ensue after the project has been completed because of tree failures. Here are a few steps to make sure your tree is protected during a construction project

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