Meeting Information

Donald Hodel's Palm ID and Management Workshop - 11/14/13

Date and Time:

November 14, 2013 - 7:30 am - 4:00 pm


This Palm Identification and Management seminar will provide practical information about palm biology, identification, and management that people can use on the job. The seminar is designed for anyone in the tree care, landscape management, and related industries, including arborists, horticulturists, pest control advisers and operators, educators, and landscape designers and architects. Extensive field use of the palm collection at the LA Arboretum and small class size mean that there will be ample opportunity for close and intense interaction with the instructor.

Pre-order of The Biology and Management of Landscape Palms is available during online registration. It was also be available onsite.


7:00 am Registration
7:30 am Welcome,
8:00 am Classroom,
palm biology and natural history, character used in identification, how to use keys for identification.
9:45 am Break
10:00 am Field Tour of Palms – Looking at what we discussed in the classroom
Palm structure and identification, using the key, management issues
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Classroom,
Palm management, planting/transplanting, nutrition, disorders
2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm
Palm management, diseases, insects
3:30 pm CEU Sign Outs
*Please allow up to 6 weeks for processing of CEUs


6.5 - CA/CTW/MS
4.5 - BCMA-S
2.0 - BCMA-P
DPR - applied for


LA County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
301 N. Baldwin Ave.
Arcadia, CA 91007

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