Toronto Tree Tenders Volunteer Training

Man reaching up to examine a branch
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 9:00pm
Humber Arboretum + Centre for Urban Ecology
205 Humber College Blvd
M9W 5L7 Etobicoke , ON
Ontario CA

This event is supported by the Ontario Power Generation and the Humber Arboretum.


Would you like to be able to identify the tree species around you? Do you want to learn best practices for selecting, planting and caring for trees in your yard or community?

Our Tree Tenders Volunteer Training 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. You will walk away with a deeper understanding and be inspired to become an urban forest leader in your community. This is a multi-day course.


  • Monday, September 30th, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 5th, 2019 - 11:30 AM to 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Costs $90 + HST, includes ISA Citizen Arborist Manual

ISA Certified Arborists who attend all four classes have can receive 12.75 ISA Continuing Education Units (CEU's).

Registration required

The Humber Arboretum is fully accessible by Ontario standards. Outdoor components of the course will involve walking in the park on relatively smooth but unpaved ground and on sidewalks throughout the neighbourhood. For accessibility questions, please contact Lam[at]


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