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GIE+EXPO Receives Tree Donation From Cave Hill



treeA tree from the property of historic Cave Hill Cemetery and Arboretum in Louisville will be moved into the Kentucky Exposition Center’s Freedom Hall for in-tree climbing demonstrations at GIE+EXPO. After last year’s success, Climb Trees: Expand Your Horizons, presented by Davey Tree in collaboration with The Girls’s Tree Climbing Workshop, and sponsored by STIHL, is again with an expanded lineup for 2020.

As an Lively Cemetery, and a Degree II Accredited Arboretum via The Morton Arboretum’s ArbNet Program, Cave Hill always displays and cares for his or her cover. Annually the cemetery’s staff of ISA Licensed Arborist and TRAQ (Tree Threat Evaluation Qualification) credential holders identifies timber which have died, are in decline, or pose a threat to individuals or property. These recognized are then eliminated and, at any time when potential, changed with wholesome younger specimens.

“This course of permits us to donate a tree that’s scheduled to be eliminated,” stated Gwen Mooney, President & CEO of Cave Hill. “Davey graciously helps with the removing and transport course of. The tree slated for removing now will get for use in an academic atmosphere exhibiting greatest administration practices with an emphasis on security.”

The Kentucky Exposition Middle provides a novel alternative for climbing demonstrations indoors. Freedom Corridor’s ceiling top is over 60 ft and stadium-like seating, coupled with a Jumbotron video show, provides spectators an up-close view of the climbers in motion.

Eight in-tree demonstrations all through the day Wednesday-Friday, October 21-23, will cowl a variety of matters, together with tie-in factors, the usage of drones, fundamentals of pruning cuts, and static vs dynamic rigging. These classes are included with commerce present registration.

GIE+EXPO shall be held October 21-23 in Louisville, KY. GIE+EXPO is sponsored by the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI), National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP), and Skilled Grounds Administration Society (PGMS).