Increase the value and beauty of your home and neighborhood with trees. Learn how to identify, plant and maintain trees, and combat the destruction of the Emerald Ash Borer. This enhanced hands-on class will be taught by industry professionals and forestry professors in both indoor and outdoor settings. Topics include: tree identification; selection and placement including landscape design for streets and yards; pruning, planting, disease and insect management; risk assessment; selecting a qualified tree service; and much more. Class includes reference material and is the first step to earn Des Moines Tree Steward Certification. All knowledge levels welcome. International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) CEUs applied for.