TreeKeeper Spring class

TreeKeepers is a volunteer program of Openlands dedicated to the care of Chicago’s urban forest.  An eight-week class (3 hours per week), passing of practical and written exams, and 24 hours of volunteer activity are required for TreeKeeper certification.

Class topics include pruning, mulching, tree identification, planting, history, construction and soil issues, tree diseases and tree physiology.  More information can be found at www.openlands.org/TreeKeepers.

All interested Chicago Park District employees are encourage to participate in the TreeKeepers program.  The class fee is waived for a limited number of CPD staff this spring.  Please inform me when you register.

Location: Marquette Park Field House, 6743 S. Kedzie Avenue
Times: Saturday from 9:30am to 12:30pm
First class: March 1, 2014

Certified TreeKeepers and others who took previous classes are welcome to attend refresher and make-up classes.

To register and for more information call Daniella at 312- 863-6271 or email DPereira@openlands.org.

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