Upcoming Clackamas Community College Courses

The CCC Horticulture Department offers a wide range of horticulture, arboriculture and related courses for degree-seeking students as well as those persons interested in simply continuing their education. The fall lineup also include pesticides recertification and Laws & Safety training classes. Click here for a complete list of classes and workshops, and registration options. Have questions? Contact Loretta Mills at lorettam@clackamas.edu or 503-594-3292.

HOR-225 ARBORICULTURE I, 3 CREDITS

Management of trees in residential, commercial, and urban landscapes. Follows course materials prepared by the Interna­tional Society of Arboriculture (ISA). Topics covered include tree anatomy, selection, installation, response to damage, soil characteristics, pruning techniques and diagnosis of pest problems. Prepares student for Arboriculture II.
HOR-225-01 Wed 1:00-4:00 pm J. Wentworth-Plato Tuition and fees: $349+ Meets: 1/9--3/20.

HOR-239 TREE CLIMBER TRAINING, 1 CREDIT

The safe use of rope and saddle tree climbing procedures will be covered through lecture, discussion, and field practice. For beginner to moderately experienced climbers. Class includes a lab component.
HOR-239-01 Sat 8:00 am–12:45 pm J. MENDEZ Tuition and fees: $203+ Meets: 1/12-2/9.

HOR-131 TREE & SHRUB PRUNING, 3 CREDITS

Emphasis on dormant pruning of fruiting and ornamental plants. Pruning and training techniques for grapes, fruit trees, and both evergreen and deciduous ornamental trees and shrubs. Basic woody plant anatomy, growth, and development. Class includes a lab component.
HOR-131-01 Thur 1:00-5:00 pm D. Franek Tuition and fees: $364+ Meets: 1/10-3/12.

Registration starts November 16, 2018. Contact Loretta Mills at lorettam@clackamas.edu or 503-594-3292 for registration information.