Oak Creek DPW Workshop on Safe Tree Removal Techniques Cancelled

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Safe Tree Removal Techniques for Homeowners

Oak Creek City Forestry is excited to host a winter homeowner tree removal/safety training workshop!

Date/Time: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Location: Municipal Services Building - 800 W. Puetz Road

10:00 am until approximately 1:00 pm (doors will open at 9:45 am)

(Saturday, February 24, MAKE-UP date; same time, same place)

Removal demonstration site To Be Determined (will be close by)

Please dress for winter weather; ear-buds provided.

Park in front of the main entrance, over-flow parking through the gate, in row along east/right side.


Prepay, checks or cash only.  $20 per person.

Fruit, donuts, coffee/tea, water served.  

Max capacity: 25


Mike Wendt, award winning, distinguished arborist/instructor with over 30 years of experience in the development of professional arborists.  Mike currently teaches arboriculture and landscape horticulture at MATC.  I’d describe Mike as: Personable, Interesting, Competent, Talented.  You will not walk away disappointed! (Rebecca L)

Program Content:

Workshop will consist of classroom instruction followed by in-field demonstration (no hands-on participation).  Course will focus on safe removal techniques, chainsaw use, chainsaw safety, chainsaw maintenance, cutting/felling techniques, and removal assessment (and, when to put your chainsaw down and call a professional arborist).


Rebecca Lane, City Forester
(414) 570-5685 or rlane@oakcreekwi.org

Check voicemail in morning for cancellation 414-570-5685