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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.

Scholarships for this class are being generously offered by Tree Pennsylvania. In order to request a scholarship, please reach out directly to Jessica Cavey prior to submitting your registration at 717.599.8650 or  [email protected].

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 


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


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


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


Online via Zoom


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.