Students in the Forrestry and Landscape Managment course learn about the logging industry. A visit to the site taught the students about the advances in technology used to process lumber.
John Lang, Instructor, assited at the Ag Progess Days http://agsci.psu.edu/apd. He worked with Davey Tree to provide hands on learning opportunities developing awareness of the importance of trees.
I heard so many great things about Forestry 2 after the field trip to West Branch today. I believe this has not only been a great lesson in horticulture today but a great lesson in communication. Many exped students were thankful for all the help from Forestry students as we achieved more work than was expected.
Mark Noark and some other recruiter trainers are teaching arborist training at corporate headquarters and in Standing Rock cemetery this week. We may be able to join some of the training with the big boys.
Heath Greene graduate of Forestry/Landscape Management stopped in to visit and promote employment at Vismeg Landscape Contractors. He shared some current pruning techniques he has been using in the field. He also talked about his current assignment as a foreman taking care of a ninety acre condominium retirement community.
Last week we were asked to help out at the stadium, we had fun with Mark as he showed us how he mowed the football field. We also identified some of the different grasses in the field.