Upcoming Community Tree Steward Workshop

The Community Tree Steward program, a six-session workshop, will be held in Iowa Falls on Thursday evenings, May 16 to June 20, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at Hardin County ISU Extension.  The program is provided by Iowa State University Forestry Extension and is being sponsored by Hardin County ISU Extension, DNR District 3 Forestry and Hardin County Conservation. 
The Iowa Community Tree Steward Program is intended for citizens and professionals who want to learn more about trees and tree care.  The course consists of six hands-on class sessions that cover tree identification, tree selection, landscape planning, pruning, planting, disease and insect management, tree risk assessment and community tree planning.  Sessions will consist of local field trips and classroom instruction.    
The registration cost is $50 which includes all six sessions and materials.  Part of the workshop cost is funded by an IDNR grant.  Pre-registration deadline is May 1.  
For more information or to register, contact Darwin Miller at Hardin County ISU Extension, ph. 641-648-4850, toll free 1-888-648-5005 or email  darwinm@iastate.edu

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