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Tree Nursery Apprenticeship Program

Tree Nursery Apprenticeship Program Details

Through a Tree Nursery Apprenticeship Program, you will gain hands-on experience working with trees, shrubs and root stocks. Many CAEP Tree Nursery hosts are using the latest technologies and innovations in the industry. The hands-on training that is offered on a Tree Nursery Apprenticeship Program includes exposure to all phases of bare root production, from the tissue culture lab or greenhouse all the way to the field. Some Tree Nursery Apprenticeship Programs can include work in propagation and other areas of tree nursery management.

This program can include:

  • Propagation

Program Availability:

February/March to October


Some of the skills learned on this program may include:

  • Preparing the soil medium
  • Propagating nursery stock
  • Culturing plants in a nursery
  • Processing and shipping nursery stock
  • Insect control
  • Trimming

*Actual skills learned will vary by placement and previous experience

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