$15 – $80

2022 Green Industry Training (In-person and Online classes available)

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Horticultural Training provided by the University of Nevada, Reno Extension

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2022 Green Industry Training

| Tuesdays and Thursdays | Feb 1st - Feb 24th, 9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Exam (optional) Monday February 28th 9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Remotely via Zoom or in-person at the UNR Extension 4955 Energy Way in Reno |

Green Industry Training is a series of entry-level classes in topics important to the green industry that can also provide CEU's to current landscape professionals.

Participants can enroll in individual classes at a cost of $15 per class, or they can enroll in the entire course for a discounted cost of $80. Organizations enrolling 2-5 employees for the full course receive $10 off per student. The discount increases to $15 off per student when 6+ employees from the same firm are registered.

Fees include course materials, certificates of attendance, refreshments, and QWEL, International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Arborist, and Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Course fees also support Green Industry Continuing Education Series classes, which are held year-round as needed.

Classes are taught by UNR Extension faculty, Nevada Department of Agriculture staff, and local industry professionals. Classes are held remotely via Zoom and in-person at the UNR Washoe County Extension at 4955 Energy Way in Reno, Nevada.

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  • Tuesday, Feb. 1st - Pruning Landscape Plants*, Leslie Lyles, Stewardship Horticultural
  • Thursday, Feb. 3rd - Soils and Water Management*+, Heidi Kratsch, University of Nevada, Reno Extension
  • Tuesday, Feb. 8th- Noxious Weeds and Weed Law^, Andrea Moe, Nevada Department of Agriculture
  • Thursday, Feb. 10th - Plant Disease Basics*^, Shouhua Wang, Nevada Department of Agriculture
  • Tuesday, Feb. 15th - Sustainable Turfgrass Management*^+, Wendy Hanson Mazet, University of Nevada, Reno Extension
  • Thursday, Feb. 17th - Insect Identification*^, Jeff Knight, Nevada Department of Agriculture
  • Tuesday, Feb. 22nd - Garden Center Basics+, Wendy Hanson Mazet, University of Nevada, Reno Extension
  • Thursday, Feb. 24th - IPM and Pesticide Safety*^, Melody Hefner, University of Nevada, Reno Extension
  • Monday, Feb. 28th - Certification Exam (optional)

*ISA CEU's have been requested for this class

^Pesticide Applicator CEU's have been requested for this class

+QWEL CEU's are available for this class

 Persons in need of special accommodations or assistance must call or notify Chad Morris at 775-336-0249 or chadmorris@unr.edu at least three days prior to the scheduled class.


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University of Nevada, Reno Extension

 

Who we are: We are the outreach arm of University of Nevada, Reno. We design and deliver community programs to Nevadans in partnership with other agencies and volunteers.

 

What we do:  We learn about the needs of our community and develop programs to meet them. We teach classes, hold workshops and sponsor seminars related to those needs. We provide online information at no charge.

 

What we offer:  Education, training and instruction in: Health & Nutrition; Children, Youth & Families; Natural Resources; Horticulture; Community Development; and Agriculture.  

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