North Myrtle Beach, SC - From the City of Myrtle Beach:
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC – The North Myrtle Beach Tree City Board is hosting a Lunch & Learn workshop on Friday at the J. Bryan Floyd Community Center.
The workshop, slated for noon to 2 p.m., is free and open to the public. Those who wish to attend please reserve a seat by calling Dawn Snider at (843) 280-5583 by noon on Thursday.
The workshop will feature speakers Liz Gilland and Eddie Bernard. Gilland, the community forestry program coordinator for the South Carolina Forestry Commission, will speak about the social and economic benefits of trees.
Gilland holds a Bachelor of Science in Forest Resource Management, is an ISA certified arborist and is an adjunct instructor teaching plant biology and basic arborculture at Midlands Technical College.
Bernard will discuss tree ordinances and their effect on community vision. Bernard is a Clemson University landscape architecture graduate, the past president of the South Carolina Urban and Community Forestry Council, an ISA certified arborist municipal specialist and has been a member of the Town of Mount Pleasant Planning Department for 10 years.