Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards Training Class

  • Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards Training Class

     Neil updated 6 years, 10 months ago 1 Member · 1 Post
  • Neil

    January 8, 2014 at 3:45 pm

    I would like to share information about an upcoming educational opportunity:

    Charlottesville Area Tree Steward Training Class

    The Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards are now accepting registrations for the 2014 training class which will begin March 4 and continue through May 20. The course consists of 12 Tuesday morning classes on tree identification, tree biology, roots and soil, proper planting and care, pruning, tree pests, and more.  Three of the classes will be field trips to observe and study area trees and forests. Presenters are certified arborists, foresters, horticulturists, landscape designers, conservation specialists, tree stewards and others. The cost is $85 for the complete training class of 12 sessions and includes manuals and books. Additional details are posed on our website:

    To register:


    Send contact

    information with $85 check to:

    Charlottesville Area Tree

    Stewards Training Course


    P.O. Box 4211

    Charlottesville, VA 22905


    Or email:


    Participants in the class are also welcome as members. To become a tree steward, it is necessary to first complete the training class. This 12-week course is usually offered annually in late winter. Each 3-hour session meets one day a week from 9:00-12:00 at the Virginia Department of Forestry, Fontaine Research Park, in Charlottesville. Qualifying as a certified tree steward involves completing the training class and then performing 25 hours of volunteer work for on organization projects

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