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Tree Steward Training, Johnson County
Start Date: 8/11/2016Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Date: 8/11/2016End Time: 4:30 PM
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Event Description:
Event Description:
Indiana Community Tree Steward Training, Johnson County
Two Day Program - August 11-12
Location: Johnson County Park, Edinburgh, IN
The $30 early registration fee covers both days of the program
Cost for Registration after August 4,2016, is $40.

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. 

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.

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


Johnson County Park

2949 E North Rd

Edinburgh, IN 46124


Cost/Registration: $30 
Cost for Registration after August 4th, 2016: $40.
Registration fee includes lunch and refreshments, both days and training materials.
Please register online using the red registration icon above. 

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

"Tree Steward Class"
402 W Washington W 296
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Tree Stewards 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”
Location Information:
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Contact Information:
Name: Carrie Tauscher
Phone: 317-234-4386
State calendar entry type:
State calendar entry category:
Lectures and Discussions
State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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