Tree Pruning Training is a cooperative training with the Adult Educational Outreach of The James Valley Multi-District Career & Technology Center. Taught by Vern Quam, City Forester in the Spring and Fall. There are usually to sessions with one evening for two ours on the basics of pruning, the wheres, the whys and the hows. Then the two sessions combine for a Saturday morning session of 3 hours with a hands on demonstration and experience.
To register contact the The James Valley Center at (701) 252-8841.
First Detector Training is a cooperative training with the Stutsman County Extension Agent, NDSU Extension Service-Diagnostic Lab and Jamestown City Forester. This training is 4 hours classroom training to prepare participants in identifying tree pests and the reporting procedure of new pests such as EAB within the Jamestown-Stutsman County Area. There is no charge for this training. Contact Lance Brower, Stutsman County Extension Service office at (701) 252-9030.
Home & Garden Show Presentations are presented by Vernon Quam, City Forester on timely topics on Container Gardening, Landscaping, Emerald Ash Borer or other pests or topics affecting the Urban Forest. The Home & Garden Show is sponsored by the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce and Beautification Committee in March or April.
News articles and releases are printed in the Jamestown Sun throughout the year on a timely basis on various topics and events related to the Urban Forest, tree care and planting.