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~ Tree Care 101~

When to Prune: This depends to a large extent
on why you prune. Light pruning and the removal
of dead wood can be done anytime. Otherwise,
here are some guidelines, but recognizing that
individual species may differ is important to

Winter Pruning: Pruning during dormancy is

the most common practice. It results in a vigorous

burst of new growth in the spring and should 6th A6nthnAunnauall CConofernenfcee rence
be used if that is the desired effect. It is usually
best to wait until the coldest part of winter has passed. Some species, such Wednesday, April 29, and Thursday, April 30, 2015
as maple, walnuts and birches, may “bleed”—when the sap begins to flow. Great Wolf Lodge,Wednesday, April 29, andGrand Mound,Thursday, April 30, 2015 WA
This is not harmful and will cease when the tree leafs out.
Great Wolf Lodge, Centralia, WA

Summer Pruning: To direct the growth by slowing the branches you WeWaree paleraesepdlteoaasnneoduntcoe tahantnthoeuconncfeeretnhceahtatsheexpcaondnefdetoreantwcoe-dhayaesveenxt,pwaithnodpetiodnstoforaontew-doay- or two-
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should be done soon after seasonal growth is complete. The reason for the treactomnenftearnednacfteercaariem. Osnttoopiicnwcilrl ebeascuerreanwt traernedsnaensdseomfergninegwin,foprmroatvioen nre,gaarndidng/oabrupserdosmubisstainncges,
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amount of food manufactured and sent to the roots. Another reason to prune Attseundbesetsawnicll erecaebivues6eCfErUo'smforporneev-deanytaitotenndtaoncienatnedrv10enCEtiUo'snf,ortrtweao-tdmayeantttenadnadncae.ftercare.
in the summer is for corrective purposes. Defective limbs can be seen more
easily, or limbs that hang down too far under the weight of the leaves. IntOerenstteodpinicspwonislolribnge tcheuervreennt?t Wtreenhadvse manandy sepmonesrogrsihnigp oipnpfoortrumnitaietsiowne wreougldarbdeihnagppaybtoused
disscuusbss.tPalenacseesc,onptarcotvTeamnaaranCdlaarkltbeyrenmaatiilv. e treatment strategies and innovations in

prevention.There will be discounted rooms available for attendees. The code will be included in the confirmation email after
registration is complete. There is a limited number of rooms and they are on a first call, first serve basis.

Pruning Flowering Trees to Enhance Flowering: If your purpose for ThAantkteyonudfoereysouwr ciolnltinrueecdeinitverees6t aCndEsuUpp'sortfoofrthoe n"Seu-bdstaanyceaAttbeusned: AanCcomemaunnidty 1Re0spConEseU" 's for
pruning is to enhance flowering: Cotnwferoen-cdea. yToagtettheenr dwae ncacnef.ind solutions!

„„For trees that bloom in spring, prune when their flowers fade. TOIRnEtGeIrSeTEsRte: wdwiwn.thsuprstoonnTsOoGrEiTnHgERt.horeg/eevvenetsnt? We have many sponsorship
Quoesptiponosr, tpulenasieticeosntawcte: TwamoauralCdlabrke, tchlaarkp@ptyhurtsotondTiOsGcuETsHsE. RP.olrega, osre(3c6o0)n49t3a-c22t3T0xa1m0 ara Clark
„„Trees and shrubs that flower in mid- to late summer should be pruned in
winter or early spring. by email.

When Not To Prune - Fall: Because decay fungi spread their spores There will be discounted rooms available for attendees. The code will be
profusely in the fall and healing of wounds seems to be slower on fall on included in the confirmation email after registration is complete. There is a
cuts, this is a good time to leave your pruning tools in storage. limited number of rooms and they are on a first call, first serve basis.

Now that you know when to prune your tree learn the basics of tree pruning. Thank you for your continued interest and support of the "Substance Abuse:

For information on how to prune your trees, see our online pruning guide or A Community Response" Conference. Together we can find solutions!

look at our bulletin, How to Prune Young Shade Trees. TO REGISTER:

For more information go to this website: Any questions please contact:
Tamara Clark,,

or 360-493-2230 EXT: 10

Attention Chehalis Tribal Community Members

The behavioral Health Program will be sponsoring up to 5 community
members to attend this conference.

Tribal members and employees show their Seahawk spirit at the Please contact Madelyn Dethlefs on 360-709-1717 to sign up for the tribal

Superbowl Tailgate Party. sponsorship.

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