Become a Community Forester...Registration Now Open!


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Mar 11, 2017 09:00 AM - Sat Jul 08, 2017 01:00 PM

Where

Throughout Denverdenver, CO 80205

A Community Forester trims low hanging branches over a public sidewalk.

About

Have you ever wanted to learn more about trees, advocate for our urban forest, educate others, or help improve your community's tree canopy?

Now is an excellent time to do just that...

2017 Community Forester Training - Registration Now Open!


The Park People, in partnership with Denver Parks & Recreation, hosts the Community Forester training program to teach volunteers to become stewards of the urban forest. With the impending arrival of Emerald Ash Borer, there's never been a more critical time to help build a strong network of skilled and knowledgeable volunteer foresters!

COMMUNITY FORESTER TRAINING SCHEDULE

Trees 101

Sat, Mar 11, 9a-1p

Tree Planting & Health

Sat, Apr 01, 9a-1p

Pruning

Sat, May 06, 9a-1p

Identification & Inventory

Sat, Jun 3, 9a-1p

Volunteer Leadership & Community Engagement

Sat, July 08, 9a-12p

Sign Up TODAY by calling The Park People at: 303.722.6262

Registration deadline: March 6th... Apply today as class size is limited and fills up quickly!

Classes are $20 ea. or you may attend all five for $80. To become a Community Forester, participants must complete all five sessions. However, individuals may take Trees 101 and at least one other class to become a Tree Steward.

For more information on each workshop visit: www.TheParkPeople.org

Skills

  • Environmental Education
  • Horticulture
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Environmental Science

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 10 hr/yr volunteer service

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