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Tree Tenders Training

September 30, 2017 @ 5:30 am - 12:30 pm

Learn about community forestry care, biology, and advocacy with Tree Tenders training.

When: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017 from 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Where: Cambria County Library, 248 Main St., Johnstown, PA 15901
Cost: $15. For scholarship information, contact Vision2025 at 814-535-8675

Click here to register. Registration deadline is Friday, September 22.

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. Instruction is provided by DCNR’s Bureau of Forestry, in partnership with Penn State Extension, Pennsylvania Horticulture Society, The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, and other local urban forestry experts.

Training Includes:
Tree Biology
Urban Stresses on Trees
Tree Identification
Tree Pruning and Root Care
Tree Planting Techniques
Community Organizing

Participants are asked to dress for the weather as there is one outdoor session during the day.

Credit Information:

  • American Society of Landscape Architects
  • Engineerining PDH
  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist
  • Professional Landscape Architecture
  • Society of American Florists
  • Tree Tender Certificates will be awarded.

This Tree Tenders® Training fulfills the requirement for TreeVitalize Grants offered by DCNR.




September 30, 2017
5:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Cambria County Library
248 Main Street
Johnstown, PA 15901 United States
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(814) 536-5131
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