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Tree Steward Training Program

November 4, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

About this event:

The Rooted in Cheyenne Tree Steward Training Program is an 8-hour workshop where volunteers learn how to assess tree health, provide maintenance, and effectively connect with homeowners around good tree care practices. They will identify signs and symptoms of pests and disease, identify tree species, and provide maintenance recommendations to homeowners with Rooted in Cheyenne trees. The volunteers will be empowered and supported in their efforts to connect with their community and become leaders and educators for Rooted in Cheyenne.

KEY OBJECTIVES:
• Be stewards of our urban canopy and environment
• Create and strengthen community connections
• Understand and meet the needs of the community
• Regularly practice the knowledge that has been gained

RIC objectives:
1. Empower our volunteers to take pride and ownership of their community trees
2. Increased survivability of RIC trees
3. Greater tree equity
4. Connect with the community
5. Ensuring the longevity of our program and our urban forest

Agenda:
8:00am – 8:30am – Introductions, coffee, and snacks
8:30am-9:90am – Environmental Factors & Trees
9:90am-9:45am – Break
9:45am-11:00am – Tree Identification Presentation and Demo
11:00am-11:45pm – Tree Health
11:45pm-12:45pm – Lunch
1:00pm-1:45pm – Community Engagement
1:45pm-3:00pm – Tree Planting and Demo
3:00pm-3:15pm – Break
3:15pm-4:00pm – Pruning Basics

The tickets are $25 each.

Details

Date:
November 4, 2023
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tree-steward-training-program-tickets-688209512177?aff=oddtdtcreator

Venue

Laramie County Library – Cottonwood Room
2200 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82001 United States
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