This workshop is hosted by Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners and provides an opportunity for TCWP member community municipal grounds and maintenance staff to receive training as required through Stormwater Program’s Minimum Control Measure 6: Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping. The workshop also offers 2 hours of CEUs from the Ohio Department of Agriculture for pesticide applicators. See below for more information

When: April 29, 2013, 8am to noon

Location: Twinsburg City Hall, Council Chambers, 10075 Ravenna Rd.

Cost: FREE  (Tinker’s Creek Watershed Partners community and business members receive priority reservation)


  • Barb Holtz, Cleveland Metroparks
  • Greg Mazur, Davey Institute
  • Leslie Marcuse, Good Nature Organic Lawn Care
  • Andrew Pratt, Cuyahoga County Community College

RSVP and questions should be directed to Babette at [email protected] or 330-963-6243. There are limited spaces available, please register early.

RSVPs must be received by April 22, 2013 by 5pm to guarantee seat.


Pesticide Applicator CEU offered (see below for re-certification requirements*):

  • 1 hour from category Industrial Vegetation (5)
  • 1/2 hour from category Ornamental (6a)
  • 1/2 hour from category Ornamental (6a)

Minimum Control Measure 6: Pollution Prevention/Good Housekeeping

Developing and implementing a program with the goal of preventing or reducing pollutant runoff from municipal operations. The program must include municipal staff training on pollution prevention measures and techniques (e.g., regular street sweeping, reduction in the use of pesticides or street salt, or frequent catch-basin cleaning).

Commercial Pesticide License Requirements

To keep a commercial pesticide applicator license current, applicators must take 5 hours of re-certification credit every 3 years. The specific requirements are:

1 hour of Core required

+ 1/2 hour in each category on applicator license required

+ additional time in any category (after completing 1 hour of core and each category requirement)

= 5 hours of time for re-certification