Private home, SW Portland.
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Sunday, February 15, 2015 from 1-4pm
@Private home, SW Portland.
**Winter Pruning** **Sunday February 15th, 1pm - 4pm** **Location TBA** In this hands-on workshop you will learn the basics of winter pruning in order to increase the health and abundance of local fruit trees! This fun workshop will be an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the different types of pruning cuts and when these cuts should be used. You'll also be able to gain some practice pruning under skilled supervision. [Click here to register](http://civi.portlandfruit.org/civicrm/event/register?cid=0&reset=1&id=1262) About the instructor: Noah Oak Marquis is the ISA certified owner/ operator of Trees to Soil, LLC - a professional tree care service with a biodynamic heart, and permaculture mind. Over the years Noah has worked as an organic grower of avocados and citrus in Hawaii, apples in Japan, and as a tree preservationist and climbing arborist in central Kentucky. Before moving to Portland three years ago Noah worked as an arboricultural consultant in costal Ecuador helping with conservation, agroforestry research, and a permaculture installation in the highly threatened Chaco-Manabi biodiversity corridor. Currently Noah lives west of Portland with his beautiful wife, and three children. He is the Land Steward for Swallowtail Waldorf School and Farm, and continues to work with trees all the time. This workshop has a standard workshop fee of $25. Sliding scale options are provided for those who feel unable to contribute at that level. In addition, a limited amount of full scholarships and work-trade scholarships are available. **The location address and other details will be provided after you register.** [Register here](http://civi.portlandfruit.org/civicrm/event/register?cid=0&reset=1&id=1262)