Learn to safely and effectively use pesticides in managing natural areas through hands on training at The Morton Arboretum. There is no fee for this class. However, the class is open to Arboretum stewards and volunteers in the Woodland Stewardship Training Program.
Instructor: Mark Hochsprung, natural resources supervisor, The Morton Arboretum
Notes: Indoors and outdoors. Limit 10.
Supplies: Students should bring a pair of rubber boots and rubber gloves.
Certificate Information: WSTP Biodiversity Elective (4 hours)
Prerequisites: Students will need to hold a Illinois Pesticide Operator’s license listing The Morton Arboretum as their workplace by the start of class. For more information on acquiring this license, please contact the program coordinator at tbethke@ mortonarb.org. Students must be participating in the Woodland Stewardship Training Program, or be an active volunteer at The Morton Arboretum.
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION:
Tuesday, April 22, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Research Center, Botany Lab
FEES AND ADMISSION:
Free: registration is only open to WSP participants who have a current Illinois Pesticide License.
Includes admission to the Arboretum.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW