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Turfgrass Maintenance with Reduced Environmental Impacts

Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

A maintenance worker using a trimmer to cut grass.
The summer turfgrass maintenance training focuses on best management practices (BMPs) for lawn/turf care maintenance.

About this Event

Join us to learn about best practices for managing turfgrass (mowing, seeding, fertilizer and pesticide application, and more). These practices will help you save time and money while protecting local lakes, rivers and habitat.

An optional certification test is offered at the end of the workshop to earn Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) Level I Certification in Turfgrass Maintenance Best Practices. A list of certified individuals can be found on the MPCA’s website.

Who should attend:

  • Private Maintenance and Landscaping Contractors
  • 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

This class is FREE and offered online. Directions on how to participate online will be emailed to you after you register.


This training is funded by the Mississippi Watershed Management Organization and is offered in partnership with Fortin Consulting and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.


Tuesday, March 22, 2022
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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MWMO – Abby Moore
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