Upcoming Citizen Pruner Training
Looking to get involved as a Citizen Pruner for the City of Minneapolis?
2019 Training Details
Date: Thursday, September 26th & Saturday, September 28th
Time: Sept. 26th is from 6:30pm to 9:00pm (indoors)
Sept. 28th is from 9:00am to 12:00pm (outdoors)
Location: Southside Service Center (2800 Bryant Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55409)
Training Fee: $25 per person (please bring payment on the first training date, September 26th)
If you find that you are in need of financial assistance, please contact Calli Cloutier with the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board at CCloutier@minneapolisparks.org.
We look forward to meeting you all on September 26th!
Thank you for your interest and we look forward to sharing upcoming opportunities in Minneapolis!
Citizen Pruner Resources
Everyone who attended Citizen Pruner training in Minneapolis received a paper copy of the Citizen Pruner Manual. A digital copy of the manual, powerpoint, and field form are available below. Also, check out the Reference Materials webpage to find more helpful resources regarding tree care.
Independent Pruning Opportunities
Individuals that have completed the Citizen Pruner Training Program for the City of Minneapolis are eligible to perform independent pruning on boulevard and park trees. The following guide provides answers to questions as you pursue independent pruning to ensure a safe and productive experience for all parties involved. Your willingness to volunteer as a Citizen Pruner is greatly appreciated.
If you have any questions or concerns after reading through the document, you can contact the MPRB Forestry Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.