Berks Ag Event Calendar
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VIRTUAL LIVE WEBINAR Tree Tenders® Training Series
January 17, 2024 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
ABOUT THE WEBINAR
The Tree Tenders® Training Series program empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community.
The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders® restoring and tending your part of the forest.
January 17, 2024 – February 28, 2024
Noon – 1 p.m.
Since 1993 PHS has trained over 4,500 Tree Tenders® in 150 Pennsylvania neighborhoods. Since 2004, the program has been supported by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. In 2008 the program expanded to Pittsburgh and smaller metropolitan areas, and since 2013 it has been available statewide. Nearly 3,000 additional Tree Tenders® have since been trained.
Each participant will receive a hardcopy of the Tree Tenders® Handbook, published by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.
Who is this for?
- Shade Tree Commissions
- Municipal Officials and Staff
- Community Volunteers
- Arborists and Landscape Architects who work with Municipalities
What will you learn?
- How Trees Work
- Ecosystem Benefits of Trees
- Properly Planting and Caring for Trees
- Tree Identification
- Tree Stressors
- Organizing Volunteer Tree Projects
ISA Arborist CEUs will be provided for those who attend live sessions. Certificates of attendance can be provided upon request for Landscape Architecture CE Credits or other professional certifications.
USDA Forest Service Pennsylvania, DCNR Bureau of Forestry, and Pennsylvania Horticultural Society provide financial and in-kind support for the program.
Registration is required to receive the link to access the webinar.
Registrants will also receive access to the webinar recording.
Register By: January 10, 202411:59 a.m.
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