Shade Tree Registration

Gnarled oak tree with Short Course logo

Participant Registration

 

Use the online registration when registering one or more people and paying with a credit card. After registering online you will receive a “Registration Confirmation” email and a “Receipt” email from ccapsconf3@umn.edu (you may want to check your spam folder if you don’t see these emails in your e-mail Inbox).

Need to register using a purchase order, check, or have your organization billed?
A paper registration form and spreadsheet template are available upon request via email to ccapsconf3@umn.edu.

If you encounter issues registering online:

You may also be able to troubleshoot your account access online by clicking “Reset Your Password” or “Recover your Internet ID” when you get to the log-in screen. Additional account access and password questions should be referred to the University of Minnesota’s IT help at 612-301-4357. Be sure to mention you are using a guest account. 

Online group registration questions should be referred to the College of Continuing and Professional Studies’ Registration Team at ccapsreg@umn.edu or 612-625-2900.

Other registration questions should be referred to the conference planning team at ccapsconf3@umn.edu.

Fees

$225 - regular registration before February 20, 2020

$240 - regular registration on or after February 21, 2020

$45 - student registration fee

$100 - tree board/park board member fee

$0 - student poster presenter

Optional

Tree Ascension through Time and Space

  • $45 if attending the Short Course
  • $125 for the workshop only
  • $195 if bundled with The Philosophy of Rigging and Removal Workshop (if not attending the Short Course)

The Philosophy of Rigging and Removal

  • $45 if attending the Short Course
  • $125 for the workshop only
  • $195 if bundled with the Tree Ascension through Time and Space workshop (if not attending the Short Course)

UP BY ROOTS: a Technical and Practical Workshop on Trees, Soils, and Stormwater in the Built Environment

  • $25 with Short Course attendance (not available otherwise)

Cancellations

If you need to cancel your registration, a refund—minus $30—will be issued if you cancel by Friday, March 1, 2019. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund but may be eligible for substitution for another registrant from your organization. Please email ccapsreg@umn.edu to cancel your registration, or fax a request to 612-624-5359.

Optional Workshops

Tree Ascension through Time and Space

Part I, March 17, 2020:
Polish your climbing skills under the guidance of five experienced arborists. This is an active workshop, so be prepared to spend some time outdoors and in the trees reviewing and experiencing the evolution of climbing systems.
7:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Box lunches provided.

$45 if attending the Short Course; $125 if not attending the short course (workshop only), $195 if bundled with The Philosophy of Rigging and Removal Workshop (if not attending the short course).

 

The Philosophy of Rigging and Removal

Part II, March 18, 2020:
Rigging and technical removal of trees. This an active workshop, so be prepared to spend most of the time outdoors and in/around trees to be removed. 
7:30-11:30 a.m. Box lunches provided. 

$45 if attending the Short Course; $125 if not attending the short course (workshop only), $195 if bundled with the Tree Ascension through Time and Space Workshop (if not attending the short course).

 

UP BY ROOTS: a Technical and Practical Workshop on Trees, Soils, and Stormwater in the Built Environment

March 17, one day only, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

This Up By Roots Technical Workshop examines the practical principles of soil science in combination with stormwater, to facilitate the growth of healthy trees in the built environment. This workshop includes lectures, soil identification, and desktop exercises, so that workshop participants practically understand, the underlying scientific principles of tree root biology/growth, and soil/water relations in urban areas. Upon completion of this practical, technical workshop, participants will be better equipped to successfully plan, design, install, and manage trees and soils in the built environment

$25 if attending the Short Course; unavailable as a separate workshop.