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Indiana Tree Stewards, Churubusco
Start Date: 3/7/2017 All Day
End Date: 3/7/2017
Event Description:
Indiana Community Tree Steward Training, Churubusco, IN
Two Day Program - Tuesday March 7th and Wednesday March 8th
Location:
The $30 early registration fee covers both days of the program
Cost for Registration after March 2, 2017 is $35.

The Community & Urban Forestry's Tree Steward Program is designed for homeowners, tree board members, municipal employees, community members, volunteers, students, Master Gardeners, and anyone that has an interest in learning more about trees and giving back to their community forest.

Trainers include: city foresters, certified arborists, foresters, Purdue Extension agents, district conservationists, and other natural resource professionals.

Participants gain: Knowledge on a variety of community forestry and tree care related topics. Ideas on how to share their knowledge in their communities. An introduction to local and state tree care professionals.

Topics Include:
The Scoop on Soils
How Does a Tree Grow? (Tree Physiology)
Tree Identification
The Right Tree for the Right Place (Tree selection and placement)
Proper Tree Planting
Caring for Your Trees
Threats to Trees-Pests and Disease Diagnosis
Pruning Do’s & Don’ts
Identifying Tree Defects
Benefits of the Urban Forest
Why Urban Woodlots are Important
Volunteer Opportunities

Location:
Churubusco Community Park
501 N. John Krieger Dr.
Churubusco, IN 46723


The $30 early registration fee covers both days of the program
Cost for Registration after March 2, 2017 is $35.
Registration fee includes lunch and refreshments, both days and training materials.
Please register online using the red registration icon above.
IGNORE THE CHECK MAILING INSTRUCTIONS DURING REGISTRATION. USE THE BELOW ADDRESS INSTEAD.

Checks should be made out to "DNR Forestry" and mailed to:

Mail Registrations to:
Tree Stewards Class
402 W Washington W296
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Attendees who complete 15 hours of volunteer service receive, upon submission of hours, a signed  Tree Steward certificate from the state forester and a free copy of “101 Trees of Indiana”

Contact Information:
Name: Matthew Lord
Phone: 317-234-4386
Email: mlord@dnr.in.gov
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Contact Information:
Name: Matthew Lord
Phone: 3172344386
Email: mlord@dnr.in.gov
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