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Green Curriculum

Best Management Practices for Community Trees

Participants will gain an understanding in selecting, placing, conserving, protecting, maintaining, establishing, renovating and replacing trees. Learn best management practices and standards used by the professional arborists, urban community foresters, landscape architects and other tree care and landscape professionals. Provides Continuing Education Units from International Society of Arboriculture.

Dates: Tuesdays, Oct. 06 – 27
Time: 6 – 8 p.m., Cost: $129
Registration Code: PIHMG-054-C1

Landscape Concepts

Gain an understanding in selecting, placing, conserving, protecting, maintaining and establishing functional landscapes. Learn widely accepted practices and standards used by professional turf managers, landscape architects and landscape professionals. This workshops is approved for Landscape Industry Certified recertification at 1 CEU per hour of instruction attended. For more information on the National Association of Landscape Professionals recertification, please visit the NALP Recertification Center at landscapeprofessionals.org.

Dates: Wednesdays, Oct. 07 – 28
Time: 6 – 8 p.m., Cost: $129
Registration Code: PIHMG-055-C1

Turf Management Concepts

Increase your knowledge in turf grass selection, identification and maintenance. Learn about the establishment of turf and the basic safety and operation of turf equipment.

Dates: Saturdays, October 10 and 17
Time: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., Cost: $75
Registration code: PIHMG-057-C1

Safety in Landscaping

Gain an understanding in overall landscape safety aspects and hazards identification, including basic equipment safety. Participants will learn how to respond to hazardous weather and site conditions and identify poisonous plants. Provides Continuing Education Units from International Society of Arboriculture.

Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 3 - 4
Time: 6 – 8 p.m., Cost: $75
Registration Code: PIHMG-058-C1

Invasive Plant Species

Participants will gain an understanding in the history and movement of invasive species and an in-depth knowledge of the most common invasive plant species to the Midwest. Provides Continuing Education Units from International Society of Arboriculture.

Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 10-11
Time: 6 – 8 p.m., Cost: $75
Registration Code: PIHMG-059-C1

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Classes are held at:
Matteson Area Center (MAC)
4821 Southwick Dr., Room 127
Matteson, IL 60443

For additional information call (708) 709-7919.