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(Cancelled)Indiana Community Tree Steward Training, Noblesville
Start Date: 3/19/2020Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Date: 3/19/2020End Time: 4:30 PM
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Event Description:
Wednesday - Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Central
City of Noblesville Street Department
Ages 18+
Price: $35.00

Become an Indiana Tree Steward! This two-day course will cover urban forestry topics like:
- soils
- tree physiology
- tree care and maintenance
- identifying tree defects
- diagnosing tree pests and diseases
- tree selection
- benefits of trees
- volunteer opportunities with outdoor sections in tree identification
- proper pruning
- proper planting

The tree steward program is a two-day course for adults who wish to learn about the disciplines of forestry in an urban setting. The Tree Steward program focuses on a broad range of topics related to the urban forestry discipline. Participants who complete the course are asked to donate 15 hours of volunteer service to their community or state urban forestry programs. These hours can include tree planting, maintenance and care, advocacy for the urban forest, presentations on tree planting, care, or engaging and involving citizens in urban forestry.

The course is approximately 16 hours in length, includes lecture and hands on learning opportunities both indoors and out of doors, and includes a test at the end. Participants receive the Indiana Community Tree Steward Manual filled with information from each topic in the course. Those who complete the course take the required exam, and complete their 15 hours of service, will receive a certificate signed by the State Forester, a lapel pin, and a copy of 101 Trees of Indiana.

For a list of class topics visit: https://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/files/fo-TScurriculumforweb.pdf

Registration information can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NoblesvilleTS2020
For a paper copy of registration (or questions about the program) please contact Abby Krause at akrause@dnr.in.gov and include "Noblesville Tree Stewards" in the subject line.

Registration will close on Tuesday, March 10th or when the class is full, whichever comes first.
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Contact Information:
Name: Abby Krause
Phone: (317) 234-6741
Email: akrause@dnr.IN.gov
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