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Certification Options

In-Person Certification Workshops

Registration fee: $100*

*(Discounts available for AmeriCorps and enrolled college students)

April 21 - Sherburne County Government Center (13880 Business Ctr Dr NW, Elk River, MN 55330)

May 5 - McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center (13550 Dakota Ave S, Savage, MN 55378)

About: The MN Tree Inspector Certification Workshops and Exam offers in-person educational sessions about important topics such as oak wilt, emerald ash borer, best planting practices, and more. The morning will include speakers from the University of MN Department of Forest Resources, MN Department of Natural Resources, and the MN Department of Agriculture followed by a provided lunch. The afternoon will consist of study time and the proctored exam.

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Online Certification Course

Certify Online via a Self-paced course 

Course Fee: $50*

*(Discounts available for students, AmeriCorps, & ConservationCorps.)

Register for the course 

About: The Online Tree Inspector Certification Course and Exam provides all the educational materials and exam in a self-paced online course. Learn from pre-recorded webinars, online published resources, the tree inspector study guide, and practice quizzes. The online course is hosted via the University of Minnesota on the Canvas software platform. Follow the link above to register for the course. 

MN Tree Inspector Study Guide

Recertification Options

In-person recertification classes

More in-person workshops will be held in October and November around the state. Please check back for more updates. 


Online recertification classes

The online recertification class will be available in September. Please check back for more updates. 

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