HELP US PROTECT MINNESOTA'S COMMUNITY FORESTS
Welcome to the Minnesota Shade Tree Advisory Committee. Our mission is to advance Minnesota's commitment to the health, care, and future of all community forests. Click here for a list of MNSTAC Board Members.
Honoring Mark Stennes
Mark Stennes has been a huge presence in the arboriculture profession for many years and on Tuesday, October 15th , 2013 @10am, a St. Croix elm tree, donated by the University of Minnesota, was planted on the fairgrounds along Carnes Avenue (east of the WCCO building), in honor of Mark. Read more...
Who We Are
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 statewide and serves as a forum for the exchange and dissemination of ideas and information.
A direct result of MNSTAC's work is the development of a working relationship among the agencies principally responsible for state-wide programs: University of Minnesota Extension and research, Minnesota departments of Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Transportation.
MNSTAC is organized into standing committees, ad hoc sub-committees, and task forces. For more information about the initiatives and programs of MNSTAC, please contact us.
Since 1974, MNSTAC has been advising Minnesota's Governor, Legislature, other legislative and administrative branches of the state, the University of Minnesota, and the counties, communities, and people of the state of Minnesota on the best ways to preserve, protect, expand and improve Minnesota's urban and community forests. Learn more.
Tree Planting & Care Survey!
MNSTAC is seeking to better understand how communities in Minnesota manage the establishment and maintenance of community forests and your input is valuable.
Both your time and your input are important - the survey has been designed to be completed in less than 5 minutes. Please complete the survey no later than November 15, 2013. Thank you for your participation.
The Survey Has Been Closed...Results to Follow. Thank you for your input!
The survey results will be posted on the MNSTAC website after they are tallied. The survey results will provide guidance to MNSTAC in setting strategies and initiatives in our continued efforts to endorse and promote proper tree planting and care throughout the state.