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Posted on: March 21, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Parks Operations Update - Continuing Education


The Parks Operations has been busy with snow removal, cemetery burials, ice rink maintenance, and some continuing education. Several Parks Operations staff members attended the Shade Tree Short Course in Ames, Iowa. This two-day event has a trade show with many industry vendors as well as educational classes both days. The continuing education is important in educating staff on tree trimming techniques, disease identification, new planting procedures, and variety selection.

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