The Minnesota Shade Tree Advisory Committee (MnSTAC) is recognized throughout Minnesota for its expertise, advice, coordination, and support in matters related to community forestry. It is an advocate for public and private community forestry interests.
The one-stop website for tapping into tree expertise!! MNtrees.org is the only website dedicated to providing up-to-date information on trees and tree care in Minnesota. Tree experts from across the state have joined forces to create this resource for answering the most common homeowner questions, from basic tree identification to the proper way to prune or trim a tree. Be sure your community`s website has a link to MNtrees.org, and keep your residents well informed.
Web site for the Minnesota Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture. The Society’s mission is to foster an appreciation for and awareness of the urban tree community, to stimulate an interest in the planning And preservation of shade and ornamental trees, to promote the science, technology, and practice of Arboriculture and urban forestry, and to encourage Participation in continuing education programs and in exchange of information and experience.
Tree Trust was founded 25 years ago, in 1976, to help reforest the Minnesota Twin Cities Metropolitan area in the wake of Dutch Elm disease. Tree Trust’s mission is to to provide education and employment programs that develop individual responsibility and environmental stewardship.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is part of the Department of Horticultural Science at the University of Minnesota. Its mission is to provide a community and a national resource for horticultural and environmental information, research and public education; to develop and evaluate plants and horticultural practices for cold climates; and to inspire and delight all visitors with quality plants in well-designed and maintained displays, collections, model landscapes and conservation areas.