If it’s March, it must be time for the Shade Tree Short Course; a Minnesota tradition started in 1963. This year, the 55th Annual Shade Tree Short Course will take place on March 14-15, 2017, at Bethel University in Arden Hills, Minnesota.
The Shade Tree Short Course is two-day conference for anyone and everyone involved in urban forestry and arboriculture and interested in shade tree selection, health, and management. In addition to the valuable learning opportunities focused on a wide variety of topics related to shade trees, International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist CEUs will be available for most sessions and Certified Minnesota Tree Inspectors will be recertified by attending the conference. A combination of general and concurrent sessions covering a multiplicity of shade tree topics based on research and practical experience, and motivated by the desire to protect, maintain, and increase tree canopy in Minnesota communities, will be the highlight of each day. Read full article.