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Forestry experts will offer a tree care workshop on Oct. 29 in St. Joseph and provide tips on how to keep valued trees healthy.

MDC to co-host tree care workshop Oct. 29 in St. Joseph

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Oct 14, 2016

St. Joseph, Mo. – The Missouri Community Forestry Council and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will co-host a tree care workshop 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the MDC Northwest Regional Office, 701 James McCarthy Drive, St. Joseph.

This workshop will help home and acreage owners learn how to properly maintain trees. Topics will include best practices for pruning, watering and mulching trees. Experts will discuss how to help trees survive problems such as insect pests and diseases.

The workshop requires a $5 fee to be paid at the door. There is no charge for attendees under age 16. To register, call 816-271-3100.

For more information on trees including those best for urban landscaping, visit

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