Thursday, June 1, 2017

Penn State Extension July Community Tree Management Workshops In Bucks, Lehigh Counties

Penn State Extension will hold two Community Tree Management Workshops on July 14 in Bucks County and on July 15 in Lehigh County.
Discover how your municipality can create a sustainable community forestry program, explore how trees can address MS4 stormwater pollution reduction issues, and learn about pest threats to your trees as well as the resources available to your municipality.
The workshop is geared towards shade tree commissioners, municipal representatives, and interested citizens who wish to enhance their community forest.
The workshops will be held--
-- July 14: Quakertown, Bucks County, Milford Township Building, 2100 Krammes Road from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Click Here to register; and
-- July 15: Center Valley, Lehigh County, Penn State University Lehigh Valley Campus, 2809 Saucon Valley Road from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Click Here to register.
Participants will also learn about community forestry in Pennsylvania and the important role of shade tree commissions will have an opportunity to share and learn from each other about their prior successes and challenges in their local community forestry programs.
The workshop with wrap up with an outdoor walk to identify tree stresses.
For more information, contact Julianne Schieffer by sending email to:  or 610-489-4315, or Shea Zwerver by sending email to:
Learn about other available resources and training opportunities by visiting the Penn State Extension Urban and Community Forestry webpage.  Click Here to subscribe to Community Tree Email News.

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