PHC workshop coming to Encinitas, CA

Join us for a full-day workshop at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas, CA, on June 29 – led by world famous Dr. Mike Raupp and Sylvia McNeill of McNeill’s Tree Service – that combines all aspects of Plant Health Care (PHC) for both technicians and managers, as well as live demonstrations of PHC techniques provided by Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements. 

PHC services combine the principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) with proactive tree care management. Novices attending this workshop will learn about PHC concepts and methods, while managers can compare and evaluate their company’s PHC program against the latest industry recommendations.
Topics covered will include:

  • PHC basics
  • Monitoring
  • Diagnosis
  • Insect Management
  • Disease Management
  • Pesticide Application Guidelines
  • Abiotic Disorders

Attendees will receive a copy of Tree Care Academy "Plant Health Care Technician Manual" plus "Managing Insects and Mites on Woody Plants: an IPM Approach" (together, a $194.94 value), as well as lunch. Attendance at this workshop will earn 6.5 ISA CEUs.

Cost is $105 for TCIA members; $140 for non-members. To register, call 800-733-2622 or visit

The Encinitas, CA workshop is made possible by Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements.

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