Wednesday, August 1, 2018

PA Horticultural Society, Penn State Extension, Tree Pittsburgh Offer Fall Tree Tender Classes

The PA Horticultural Society, Penn State Extension and Tree Pittsburgh will hold Tree Tender classes between now and the end of the year.  Here’s a rundown.
Penn State Extension
A Tree Tender training session will be held August 30 at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center in Erie.  Click Here to register or for more information.
PA Horticultural Society
The PA Horticultural Society will hold a series of community Tree Tender classes in Bucks, Delaware and Philadelphia counties.  Volunteers need to attend 3 sessions for 9-hours of training which covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community to be certified as a community Tree Tender.
The PHS Tree Tender training sessions will be held--
-- Bucks County: September 25, October 2, 9, Penndel Borough Hall, 300 Bellevue Avenue, Penndel;
-- Delaware County: September 17, 24, October 1, Swarthmore College; and
-- Philadelphia: October 3, 10, 17, PA Horticultural Society Town Hall.
Click Here for more information on these sessions and to register.
The PA Horticultural Society also offers Advanced Tree Tenders training via webinars.  Click Here for more information.
Tree Pittsburgh
Tree Tender training sessions will be held by Tree Pittsburgh at these locations and dates--
-- September 8: Environmental Charter School, Regent Square, Pittsburgh, 9:30 to 4:30, Click Here to register; and
-- December 1: Tree Pittsburgh Campus, Upper Lawrenceville, 9:30 to 4:30, Click Here to register.
For more information, contact Joe Stavish at by sending email to: or call 412-781-8733.
Forestry Resource Links:
Penn State Extension Community Forests
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Tree Tender,
Western PA Conservancy TreeVitalize Pittsburgh
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