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The Flower Show
Wednesday, November 11, 2020

PHS Advanced Tree Tenders

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This series will consist of six 2-hour sessions offered once a week on Wednesdays in October and November. The sessions will be offered live on Zoom and will be recorded. Advanced Tree Tenders is recommended for graduates of the Basic Tree Tenders training or those with equivalent knowledge. Cost $60 for the 6-part series. Scholarships are available. ISA credit is available.


Full topic list:

  • Oct. 7 -Selecting Trees for a Changing Climate
  • Oct. 14 -Advanced Pruning (with 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


Wednesday, November 11, 2020


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm




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.