Julian Picciano
Julian Picciano A graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Forestry, Julian is currently an Arborist Representative with Bartlett Tree Experts. He has worked as a groundman, climber, and plant health care technician, and spent over three years working as a forester for NYC Parks and Recreation, where he used his knowledge to contribute to the Tree Preservation and Tree Procurement teams. Julian is a Certified Arborist with the International Society of Arboriculture, with a certification in Tree Risk assessment, and holds a license as a private career school teacher in New York State, teaching tree climbing and urban forestry at NYBG.

Classes by this instructor

Improve your climbing skills by learning techniques such as rope setting, knot tying, body thrusting, doublecrotching, foot locking, and limb walking. Taught on the Garden grounds, this class offers expert instruction and critique. Wear comfortable clothing, sturdy work, or hiking boots, and light l more...
06/08 Sa 09:00am-02:30pm Picciano
Davila
NYBG
Learn how trees survive the many perils of the urban environment. Soil compaction, construction damage, and land development practices can lead to tree decline and early mortality in trees. Examine the biology of trees, and learn how they respond to changes in the urban environment, particularly the more...
07/13 Sa 11:00am-02:00pm Picciano
NYBG