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Turfgrass Maintenance with Reduced Environmental Impacts

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

A maintenance worker using a trimmer to cut grass.
At this time the class has reached full capacity. If you are interested in being put on a waiting list for the class, please sign up here, email lauren@fortinconsulting.com, or contact the event organizer. Thank you for your interest in the MWMO Turfgrass Maintenance with Reduced Environmental Impacts class!


This class is FREE and includes coffee, lunch, training materials, and the opportunity to get certified! Register before spots run out!

Event Details

This training offers information about best practices for managing turfgrass (mowing, seeding, fertilizer and pesticide application, and more). These practices will help you save money, time, and the environment!  An optional test is offered at the end of the workshop to earn Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Level I Certification in Turfgrass Maintenance Best Practices. Certified individuals are listed on both the MPCA and MWMO websites. For more information visit the MWMO website.

Who should attend:

  • Private Maintenance Companies
  • Property Managers
  • Schools
  • Park Departments

Training topics:

  • Equipment calibration
  • Selection and application of fertilizers
  • Mowing Techniques
  • Weed control application tips
  • Best practices aeration
  • Legal issues and additional resources
  • Environmental effects

Training materials provided:

Manual “Turfgrass Maintenance with Reduced Environmental Impacts” and a Quick Reference Matrix


Car-pooling is encouraged!
Drivers please use free, on-street (along Marshall Street and in the surrounding neighborhood).
Parking is not allowed in the Tony Jaros parking lot or in nearby businesses’ lots. See parking map.


Fortin Consulting
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MWMO Stormwater Park and Learning Center
2522 Marshall Street NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418-3329 United States
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