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Certification Options

In-person Certification Workshops

Locations: Savage, Willmar, & Brainerd

Workshop Fee: $100*

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

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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 

2024 Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course
March 12 & 13, 2024
Bethel University in Arden Hills, MN
About: The Shade Tree Short Course is two-day course for everyone involved in urban forestry, arboriculture, and the green industry. ISA Certified Arborist® CEUs are available for most sessions. The conference includes general and concurrent sessions each day, as well as a vendor area with mini-sessions covering a variety of topics.

More recertification options will be posted as they become available.

For recertification ideas visit our FAQ page here

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