Date: June 13, 14 and 15, 2018

Course Times: The course starts at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. daily. Lunch is provided.

Registration Deadline: June 5, 2018

Location: The Legends Centre – Multipurpose Room 3
701 Centennial Boulevard, Warman, SK

Session Description

Course Participants: will gain the basic skills and knowledge needed to understand how pruning affects the development and survival of trees. You will also learn how pruning is used for disease prevention. The course consists of classroom instruction and practical application that will require travel within Warman. You will practice pruning under the instructor’s guidance.

This course meets the requirements for elm tree pruners in Saskatchewan, under Dutch Elm Disease regulations. Students are required to dress for the weather and bring a set of handheld pruning shears and safety glasses. Following successful completion of written and practical exam components, a ‘Statement of Achievement’ will be issued by Sask Polytechnic.

Instructor: Verna Mumby with Sask Polytechnic and Great Plains College.

To register: download and fill Registration and Information Form (PDF)

Cost: $760.00 including GST for SPRA members

          $800.00 including GST for non-members

Registration will not be processed until payment is received and no refunds will be issued after June 5, 2018.

For more information, contact Andrew Exelby, SPRA Consultant – Parks and Open Spaces, by phone at (306) 780-9262 or by email at

Hosted by:  The Saskatchewan Parks and Recreation Association