Department of Forest Resources logoThe 2016 Interim Green Reports (3 MB)



Department of Forest Resources logoThe 2015 Green Reports (3 MB .pdf)


Department of Forest Resources logoThe 2014 Green Reports (20 MB)


Gary JohnsonGary’s Notes

Click to access a collection of selected presentations by Gary Johnson




tree with water bagThe Cost of Watering Trees (169 KB)

Click to read about how much it really costs to water trees









planting treesBest Planting Practices (224 KB)

3 Steps for Planting Trees & Shrubs by Lauren Stufft



image of Pruning Young ElmsPruning Young Elms

By Chad Giblin

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arbPDF icon Arboretum Pruning Class (4MB)

Chad Giblin

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum February 2017




How ToPDF icon How to Prune Trees (300 KB)

United States Department of Agriculture

Revised 2012

Pruning SeminarPDF icon Pruning Young Trees: Success Stories Start at Planting (11MB)

Chad Giblin

UMN-Davey Training Day January 2017



Don't Hate MePDF icon Don't Hate Me for Not Recommending that Tree! (4MB)

Chad Giblin

MTGF Super Tuesday 2017



Tree PlantingPDF icon Tree Planting in the 21st Century (2MB)

Chad Giblin

Northern Green Lakshore Campfire 2017




cover of All You Need to Know About Community Gravel BedsAll You Need to Know About Community Gravel Beds (4 MB)

2013 Edition






2016 Green Reports

The 2016 End of Year Green Reports highlight some of the completed and ongoing work by members of our teaching, outreach, and research team as of calendar year 2016.