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Training and events calendar

Name Location Date/Time More Information
MATC Arborist course Arboriculture 1 Mequon campus Thursdays 8:30 a.m.–12:25 p.m. for 16 weeks, starts Aug. 31 Fundamentals of tree care
MATC Arborist course Arboriculture 3 Mequon campus Fridays 8:00–4:00 p.m.
Sept. 1 - Oct. 20
Tree rigging and removal
MATC Arborist course Mequon campus Wednesdays 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. OR 5:00–9:00 p.m. for 16 weeks, starts Aug. 30, 2017 Woody ornamental plants
MATC Arborist course Mequon campus Thursdays 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. for 16 weeks, starts Sept. 9, 2017 Exterior plant pests
MATC Arborist course Mequon campus Mondays 5:00–8:00 p.m. for 15 weeks, starts Sept. 11, 2017 Landscape plants – trees
MATC Arborist course Mequon campus Thursdays 1:00–4:00 p.m. for 16 weeks Landscape plans – shrubs
Johnson Nursery Municipality Tour Jackson Farm – Johnson’s Nursery
2681 Western Ave.
Jackson, WI 53037
Sept. 13, 2017
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
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2017 Certified Arborist Study Group Mequon Nature Preserve Sept. 14, 21, 28
Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26
Nov. 2, 9 - 2017
Thursday nights 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
For WAA members:
- Full workshop $225
- Single session $45
Registration deadline: Sept. 8
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SAWW Chainsaw Training – Level 2 Riveredge Nature Center Sept. 20, 2017
8:00–5:00 p.m.
Pre-registration required Riveredge member: $120/person Non-member: $135/person
SEWISC Forum: Where Ecology Meets Economy: Season 5 Johnson's Nursery, Menomonee Falls Sep. 20, 2017
8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
A forum for green industry and land management professionals.
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DNR Urban Forestry Grants N/A N/A Application period opens: July 1, 2017
Application period closes: Oct. 1, 2017
More information
Southeastern Wisconsin Public Works/Parks/Building and Grounds Expo Konkel Park
5151 W. Layton Ave
Greenfield, WI
Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
RSVP by Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017
More information [PDF]
WAA 2017 Fall Conference: "Examining, Protecting and Maintaining Trees Above and Below the Ground" Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Oct. 9, 2017 Online registration will be available through October 4th. Registration increases after September 22.
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2017–18 Community Tree Management Institute Training Green Lake, WI
Stevens Point, WI
Multiple Dates:
  • Oct. 17-18, 2017
  • Feb. 6-7, 2018
  • June 19-20, 2018
Application deadline is June 30, 2017
More information [PDF]
Tree Pruning Workshop Green Bay Oct. 24, 2017
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Registration fee: $40, before Oct. 13
Registration fee: $45, after Oct. 13
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Tree Pruning Workshop Oshkosh Oct. 25, 2017
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Registration fee: $40, before Oct. 13
Registration fee: $45, after Oct. 13
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Tree Pruning Workshop Waukesha Oct. 31, 2017
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Registration fee: $40, before Oct. 13
Registration fee: $45, after Oct. 13
More information [PDF]
Urban Forestry Workshop: Tree Pruning Waukesha, Retzer Nature Center Oct. 31, 2017
8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
More information [PDF]
Tree Pruning Workshop Kenosha Nov. 2, 2017
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Registration fee: $40, before October 13
Registration fee: $45, after October 13
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Tree Pruning Workshop Stevens Point Nov. 8, 2017
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Registration fee: $40, before October 13
Registration fee: $45, after October 13
More information [PDF]
Tree Pruning Workshop Eau Claire Nov. 9, 2017
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Registration fee: $40, before October 13
Registration fee: $45, after October 13
More information [PDF]
Tree Pruning Workshop Madison Nov. 15, 2017
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Registration fee: $40, before October 13
Registration fee: $45, after October 13
More information [PDF]
2018 WAA/DNR Annual Conference Hyatt on Main & KI Convention Center
333 Main St.
Green Bay, WI 54301
Feb. 17, 2018 More information [exit DNR]

Additional trainings and events:


Events and trainings in Minnesota
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Emerald Ash Borer University webinars
Schedule varies
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U.S. Forest Service Urban Forest Connections webinar series
Second Wednesday of each month 1–2 p.m. ET
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Alliance for Community Trees webcast series
Third Thursday of each month 1–2 p.m. ET
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Oregon State University Urban Forestry and Arboriculture online courses and degree programs
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Last Revised: Wednesday September 13 2017