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Tree Lined Park


Melbourne Polytechnic, 101 Yarra Bend Road, Fairfield
Friday 5 April - Sunday 7 April 

Arb Australia is proud to offer you Mark Hartley's Tree Anatomy Workshop as part of our extended conference program in 2024.

This workshop is always in high demand and is a modern variant of Dr Alex Shigo's famous Touching Trees Workshop.

Workshop Information:

Friday 5th April 8am - 5pm

Saturday 6th April 7:30am - 5pm

Sunday 7th April 7:30am - 4pm

What to bring: 

  • Enclosed footwear – we will be using sharp and heavy items

  • You may get dirty, so we recommend clothes that you are happy to get dirty

  • Long hair should be tied back

  • On the last day, we will be using food colouring and

  • recommend you bring a toothbrush

  • Pen & Notebook

  • Lead pencils and several coloured pencils

  • If you would like to bring with you any interesting samples or some samples for Tree species local to you, the need to be finger thickness and approx. 8- 10" long.

Some suggested light reading beforehand;

Modern Arboriculture by Alex Shigo and New Tree Biology by Alex Shigo.

Arb Australia Member   $1580 + GST 

Arb Australia Non-Member  $1680 + GST 

Workshop Registration includes;  Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea each day

Workbook & Anatomy Kit per attendee

All prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD) and are exclusive of 10% GST (AU Goods and Services Tax). 

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