Urban Forestry Advisor’s Class

09/13/2017, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Weekly on Wednesday

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Registration Line 901-636-4128



September 6 - October 4.
Wednesdays, 9:00a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Join the West Tennessee Chapter of the Urban Forestry Council (WTC/TUFC) and the Memphis Botanic Garden for this opportunity to learn about trees and issues facing the urban tree canopy. The class fee ($85) includes a handbook and dues for both the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council and local chapter. This course is designed for the general public, municipal employees, members of neighborhood associations, and garden clubs.

Lectures and field work will cover tree biology, ID and selection, risk management, diagnostics, site analysis, tree inventory, construction protection, and the role of federal, state, and local agencies. Instructors include Eric Bridges-Director of Operations, Overton Park Conservancy; Wes Hopper-Certified Arborist, Past-President, Southern Chapter International Society of Arboriculture; Shawn Posey-West Tennessee Regional Urban Forester; Jim Volgas-Certified Arborist; Joellen Dimond-UT-TSU Extension; and others. Participants who want to be certified as an Urban Forestry Advisor are required to complete 20 volunteer hours in the field of Urban Forestry.

Class size limited, please register early. For additional information, application, or to register call 901-636-4128.


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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Adults $10.00
Seniors (62 & over) $8.00
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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