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Workshops teach tree care basics
MISSISSIPPI STATE – People interested in learning about the basics of tree planting and care have the opportunity to do so at workshops being held across the state in May and June.
The Urban Forest Workshops are sponsored by the Mississippi Urban Forestry Council and are free to the public. MUFC and Mississippi State University Extension Service personnel will lead the sessions and educate attendees about planting, pruning, selecting trees, preparing for a storm and replacing trees. The workshops will be held in various locations:
- May 14 at the Train Depot in Laurel
- May 20 at Delta State University
- May 25 at O’Keefe Museum in Ocean Springs
- June 17 at City Hall in Terry
Continuing education credits are available for a variety of certifications including arborists, engineers, elected officials, foresters, landscape architects and planners.
To register or request more information, contact Donna Yowell at (601) 672-0755 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is available online at http://www.msurbanforest.com.
Writer: Karen Templeton
Contact: Donna Yowell, (601) 672-0755