Tools for Management

  • 11/08/2016
  • 11/15/2016
  • Online and in-person - The Morton Arboretum

In this class, you will know how to effectively and efficiently use the tools of the trade to tackle various jobs as land managers and volunteer leaders. We will propose safety solutions to meet site safety guidelines. Do you have planning concerns about a safe workday? Learn to identify the need for and use of Personal Protective Equipment and the appropriate tools for leading workdays and volunteers being supervised. You will demonstrate safe and effective use of tools and equipment for ecological restoration. We will discuss the right tool for the job considering scale and other seasonal factors.

Instructor: Spencer Campbell, Natural Resource Technician, The Morton Arboretum
Notes: Held online, indoors and outdoors. Please dress for the weather for the in-person class, with long sleeves and long pants/sturdy foot wear. Limit 20
Requirements: Must have access to the internet through computer or mobile device.  Must know how to use a web browser and word processor, how to send and receive email, and how to locate a file and attach it to an email.

Course number:  W008


Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on November 7.
Online component begins: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
In-person component meets: Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.  Thornhill Education Center


Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$16.00 members

$25.00 nonmembers


CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be wait listed)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.

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