Tree Tenders Volunteer Training Program

What is 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?  Just a few questions you’ll be equipped to answer after graduating from the Tree Tenders Volunteer Training Program!

This multi-day course will give you a solid understanding of how trees function and what they need to survive and thrive. You’ll learn about the benefits of urban trees and the challenges they face. Our expert instructors deliver engaging indoor and outdoor sessions that will give you skills you can apply immediately in your own yard and/or neighbourhood. You will even plant a tree!

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!

Cost: $50 / $75 (+HST) with ISA Citizen Arborist Manual (recommended). Payment cannot be refunded or deferred to future sessions.

Next Tree Tenders Sessions:

September 2015: Richmond Hill
Saturday, September 12, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 16, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 19, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

October 2015: Ajax
Tuesday, September 29, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 1, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 3, 10:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 6, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sample agenda

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