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The Flower Show
Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4 & 11, 2020

PHS Advanced Tree Tenders

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advanced tree tenders

This series will consist of six (6) two (2)-hour sessions offered once a week.  Advanced Tree Tenders is recommended for graduates of the Basic Tree Tenders training or those with equivalent knowledge.

Full List of Topics:

  • Oct. 7 -Selecting Trees for a Changing Climate 
     
  • Oct. 14 -Advanced Pruning (with an optional extra 30-minute class for those interested in a TT pruning club certificate)
     
  • Oct. 21- Barriers to Tree Planting: 
    • The Downside of Trees and How to Build Their Case
    • Fundraising to reduce financial barriers
  • Oct. 28- Invasive Insects and Disease to Watch 
     
  • Nov. 4 -Tree Planting for Improved Storm Water Sequestering (streamside plantings), Green Stormwater Infrastructure 
     
  • Nov.11-Tree Equity/Increasing Stakeholder Diversity 
    PLUS Two Tracks
    • How to find the movers and shakers: getting projects on the political agenda, Ordinances, shade tree commissions Environmental Action Councils 
    • Philadelphia’s Urban Forest Strategic Plan – how to get involved and what to push for 

Dates

Wednesdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4 & 11, 2020

Time

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Cost

$60
$54 for PHS Members
Scholarships are available. 
ISA credit available.

Location

Online via Zoom

Accessibility

This will be a virtual class using Zoom. A  Zoom meeting link will be provided prior to the event start date. Through one of Zoom's features, this class will be offered simultaneously in English and Spanish.

Here is a short 1-minute video on how to join a meeting.