Virtual tree care workshops are Feb. 3, 10

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Virtual tree care workshops are Feb. 3, 10

Garrett Stone, a senior horticulture major from Sutton, Nebraska, digs into soil near the East Campus commuter lot during a tree planting earlier this year.. | Lindsey Amen, University Communication

The Nebraska Forest Service will host a two-part virtual Tree Care Workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 3 and Feb. 10.

Topics will include diagnosis, risk assessment, preventing root damage and site evaluation with tree selection. Featured speakers are Jennifer Morris, NFS forest health specialist; Graham Herbst, NFS eastern community forester; Justin Evertson, NFS green infrastructure coordinator; and guest, Deb Hilbert from Many Trees Consulting, LLC.

The event will take place on Zoom. Registration is $20 to attend both days, and registrants will receive the Zoom link via email. Registration will end one hour before the event begins on Feb. 3.

For registrations of three of more attendees, please contact Ben Bohall at bbohall2@unl.edu to ‘bulk register’ for one payment. Please contact Chrissy Land with any questions at chrissyland@unl.edu. Register here.

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