Tree Tenders Volunteer Training

Tue May 29, 2018, Oakville, ON

Ever wonder about the number one threat to the survival of newly planted trees? What tree species are best for clay soils? How can you help the tree canopy in your community? Through this multi-day course, our expert instructors deliver engaging indoor and outdoor sessions that will answer your questions and give you skills you can apply immediately in your own yard and/or neighbourhood.

LEARN the basics of trees from expert instructors, CONNECT with other tree lovers, and BE INSPIRED to become an urban forest leader in your community!

During this multi-day course you will be introduced to the language of the urban forest. Beginning with the more the basic concepts, our instructors will guide you through more advanced theories and information on:

Tree biology, anatomy and functions
Trees and soils
Tree identification
Identifying and managing tree stresses
Tree planting and establishment
Tree care and maintenance
Municipal bylaws and policies
How to get involved in urban forest issues

Course Dates: May 29th 6-9pm, May 31st 6-9pm, June 2nd 11am-4:30pm, June 5th 6-9pm

Locations:
May 29, May 31 and June 5 - Oakville Town Hall, 1225 Trafalgar Rd, Oakville
June 2 - Glen Abbey Library, 1415 Third Line, Oakville

Cost: $80 plus HST – includes all classes and course manual. Payment cannot be refunded or deferred to future courses.

Space is limited – register at https://www.yourleaf.org/tree-tenders-volunteer-training.

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For more information:

Website: https://www.yourleaf.org/tree-tenders-volunteer-training
Phone: 416-413-9244
E-mail: info (at) oakvillegreen.org



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