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Tree Care Advisor Core Course 2009

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Mark your calendars for the 2009 Tree Care Advisor Core Course in St. Paul, Minnesota! Training includes education on several topics including: tree identification, plant selection, basic physiology and morphology, soils, site analysis, firewood identification, diagnosis of disease and insect problems, pruning, planting and more. These trainings are geared towards individuals who may not know much about trees but do know they want to learn.

The Minnesota Tree Care Advisor program has been training tree stewards (TCAs) for communities since 1993 and since that time TCAs have contributed over 50,000 volunteer hours to Minnesota communities.

Who should attend?

Green industry professionals, Master Gardeners and those folks who have the desire to learn about trees and take that learned information and share it with others in their community.

When are the trainings?

  • March 14, 8:30- 3:30
  • March 21, 8:30-3:30
  • March 28, 8:30-3:30
  • April 4, 8:30-3:30
  • April 18, 8:30-3:30

Where are the trainings taught?

Green Hall, Room 230
University Of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus,
1530 Cleveland Ave. N.
Saint Paul, MN 55108

How much does the training cost?

  • For volunteers, $95 (with an expectation of 50 hours of volunteering)
  • For professional track, $375 (with no volunteer requirement)
  • Includes 5 days of speakers, training manual, coffee and good conversation…

How do I apply?


Print and mail-in application form found at:  http://www.mntca.org/advisors/advi_join.html


Who can I contact for more information?


Dave Hanson,Phone: 612-624-1226, E-mail: hanso355@umn.edu.

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