Kevin Brewer, a very knowledgeable and certified arborists, will discuss why we should plant trees and how to take care of them. He is an expert on diagnosing insect and disease afflictions in trees and shrubs. He manages a team of plant health care technicians at Kaiser Tree Preservation where prides himself on managing customer exceptions by delivering thoughtful plans of action and educating customers on their specific tree concerns.
Mr. Brewer is a RI Licensed and ISA Certified Arborist, a RI Licensed and CT Supervisory Applicator as well as an ISA Qualified Tree Risk Assessor.
The Beechwood Lecture Series is a joint effort of the URI Master Gardeners Association and the RI Wild Plant Society. Master Gardeners receive education credits for attending.
If interested in attending, please contact Annie Stoehr, Assistant Director, Senior & Human Services, Beechwood Center for Life Enrichment at firstname.lastname@example.org or 401-294-3331, Ext. 402.
2016 Lecture Series
1/19/16 Tree Care and Pest Management, Kevin Brewer, Kaiser Tree Preservation Co.
3/15/16 Backyard Birds of a RI Yard & Their Favorite Native Plants, Geoff Dennis
5/17/16 Wild Mushroom Hunting & Cooking, Ryan Bouchard and Emily Schmidt, Southern New England Mushroom Hunting
7/19/16 Insects in the Garden: Friend, Foe, or Escargot?, Pam Gilpin, Gardener
9/20/16 Sustainable Farming and Pollinator Habitats, Cassius and Dawn Spears, Narragansett Food Sovereignty Initiative
11/15/16 What’s New in the Nursery World, Warren Leach, Tranquil Lake Nursery