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Tree Tenders Training

Join thousands of other concerned citizens like yourself. Become a Tree Tender and help increase tree canopy cover in your community. Tree Tenders® is a training program that empowers concerned residents to make dramatic strides towards restoring and caring for the tree canopy in their communities. The course is designed for lay people and experts alike. Become one of the Tree Tenders restoring and tending your part of the forest. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, PHS, and other local urban forestry experts.

Tree Tenders training includes:
-Tree Biology
-Urban Stresses on Trees
-Tree Identification
-Tree Pruning and Root Care
-Tree Planting Techniques
-Community Organizing

Online – Recorded Webinars
July 20-September 30, 2019
Offered by Penn State Extension
Register online at https://extension.psu.edu/tree-tenders-recorded-webinar-training
For more information, contact Vinnie Cotrone at vjc1@psu.edu or 570-825-1701.

Norristown, PA
September 5, 12, and 19, 2019
This class will be offered in both English and Spanish
Offered by Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
6:00 PM – 9:15 PM
Register online at https://phsonline.org/programs/tree-tenders
For more information call 215-988-1898.

Aston, PA
September 18 and 25, and October 2, 2019
Offered by Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
6:00 PM – 9:15 PM
Register online at https://phsonline.org/programs/tree-tenders
For more information call 215-988-1898.

Philadelphia, PA
September 18 and 25, and October 21, 2019
Offered by Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
5:45 PM – 9:00 PM
Register online at https://phsonline.org/programs/tree-tenders
For more information call 215-988-1898.

Pittsburgh, PA
December 7, 2019
Offered by Tree Pittsburgh
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Register online at https://www.treepittsburgh.org/ways-to-give/volunteer
For more information call 215-988-1898.