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2018 Tree Care Advisor Core Course - Apply today!

This is the last call for our 2018 Tree Care Advisor Core Course Training! Our last section, in Southern Minnesota (Mankato & Rochester), will begin on May 26th, 2018. If you are interested in becoming a Tree Care Advisor, apply today to make sure you complete your training in 2018!


Existing Tree Care Advisors are welcome to register for extra seats in all 2018 Core Course sessions. First priority always goes to new volunteers and registration requests will be prioritized based on when forms were received (first come, first serve). Visit Tree Care Advisor Resources to find the registration form and details regarding fees and notification dates. All training specific questions can be found through the link above.





Minnesota Tree Care Advocate is a program committed to volunteerism and to helping make your community and state a healthier place to live. If you think that trees, shrubs, wildflowers, and other natural resources add to the quality of life in your community, then you've found a home. Visit Our Programs to learn more and get involved!


Forest Resources Outreach Line

Do you have a question about trees, shrubs, or vines that you need assistance answering? Look no further! The Forest Resources Outreach Line has been in operation for over 50 years and is now staffed with volunteer Tree Care Advisors to help answer your questions. These volunteers will do their best to answer your questions and point you toward resources that can help.

Contact information is available here!

Submit Your Hours!

Thank you to all who volunteer with the Tree Care Advocate programs and contibuting to the improvement of Minnesota's urban forests. 2017 has been a very encouraging year, but we need to gather your volunteer and education hours to keep you up to date as a volunteer and to ensure the longevity of all our programs. 

Check out the Reporting Hours Page where you can not only submit your volunteer and education hours, but you can also view the hours you have entered.

Cheers to a wonderful 25 years; we look forward to many more!