Conservation Training

Tree Planting: 20 minutes in the life or death of a tree

May 27, 2022

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Stevens Point, WI

20 Minutes in the Life or Death of a Tree is a half-day workshop that focuses on tree planting and tree care. The workshop includes an introduction to tree biology, a hands-on examination of tree root systems, the application of this knowledge to ensure proper planting, demonstrate proper tree planting techniques, and discuss post-planting tree care.

Through a combination of presentations, root examinations, and tree plantings this workshop will cover:

  • Overview of tree root biology and formation and its impact on planting success
  • Tree planting based on the packaging type (bare-root, container-grown)
  • Tree care the first year after planting