Free Tree Risk Assessment Class offered in Reno/Carson City

Contact: Ashley Andrews
Phone: 775-336-0231

For Immediate Release



University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Green Industry Continuing Education Series supports local professionals with free on-going professional development training classes.

horiz.colorDale Carlon, International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist, will guest-lecture on Tree Risk Assessment at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Green Industry Continuing Education Series class held July 13th from noon- 1 p.m. The class will be presented live in Reno (4955 Energy Way) and via videoconference in Carson City (2621 Northgate Ln., Ste. 15).

Class participants will learn how to protect themselves, their employees and clients from the injury and property damage that can be sustained by the failure of a tree, tree part or group of trees. Attend this class to discover why and how to assess a tree’s risk, when and how to mitigate its risk and when to remove the tree.

Green Industry Training is a new, cost-and-time efficient series of entry-level classes in topics important to the plant industry. Through this yearly program, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension provides unbiased, research-based education and training to Nevada’s green industry professionals. Green Industry Training is designed to enhance employability skills and increase job retention in northern Nevada’s green industry, as well as increase the quality of services provided to customers by the green industry.

Green Industry Continuing Education Series is a free training program offered by UNCE to provide support to green industry professionals and Green Industry Training students. Free GICES classes are provided monthly throughout the growing season. International Society of Arboriculture and Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Units are offered for most class sessions.

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is an outreach arm of the University that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University—and other land-grant universities—to local communities. Educational programs are developed based on local needs, often in partnership with other agencies and volunteers. For more information about University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, please visit the website at

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For more information about the Green Industry Continuing Education Series, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension or to schedule an interview with Heidi Kratsch or Dale Carlon, please contact Ashley Andrews at 775-336-0231 or email

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