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Study arboriculture

Learn ‘Applied Tree Care’ this semester

There are a whole bunch of exciting ‘Special Topics in Horticulture’ (HORT 4940) courses being offered this semester, including:

Forests, Fields and Swamps (1 credit)
Instructor: Tom Whitlow
This seven-week course that starts on 09/09 is held on Monday afternoons and is a series of field trips to different local ecosystems. Course is intended to introduce students to regional flora and fauna they might not otherwise see as a Cornell student.
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Applied Tree Care (2 credits)
Instructors:  Taryn Bauerle, Don Rakow
Course will prepare you to take International Society of Arboriculture’s (ISA) certification exam.  You’ll get hands-on experience with tree establishment, assessing plant health, worker safety, pruning techniques, and urban forestry.
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Growing Diversity with Plants (1 credit)
Instructor: Marcia Eames-Sheavly
Discover how plant-centered activities can enhance personal well-being.  Work in diverse teams to develop and lead workshops that help diverse Cornell students experience the benefits of greater awareness of and interaction with plants.
More info.

Organic Vegetable Gardening (2 credits)
Instructor: Steve Reiners
Topics include:  Preparing and improving soil, planning for a full season of production,  extending the harvest season, efficient watering, tricks for saving space, companion and succession planting, managing pests safely, storing the bounty, tips for growing specific vegetables.

Permaculture Design Certification (2 credits)
Instructor: Ken Mudge

Physiology of Fruit Crops (2 credits)
Instructor:  Michela Centinari

Sustainable Housing in Lansing (3 credits)
Instructor: Marvin Pritts

What Should Students Learn? (3 credits)
Instructor: Bryan Duff

Advice to my Teachers (1 credit)
Instructor: Bryan Duff

See Course and Time Roster or contact the instructors for more information.

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