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School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Course Description

Principles of Arboriculture

Introduction to the art, science and technology of woody plant health care. Emphasis on the care of landscape trees and shrubs in residential, campus and municipal settings. Major topics include tree mechanics, pruning and training trees; cabling; risk tree management; site evaluation and tree planting and establishment. Co-requisite: NATR 161 2 credits (2 lecture hours), spring semester This course satisfies the Liberal Arts and Sciences requirement and the SUNY General Education Requirement for Natural Science.