Urban Forestry Advisor’s Class

09/18/2019, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Weekly on Wednesday

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Registration Line 901-636-4128


Wednesdays, September 4- October 2

 Join the West Tennessee Chapter of the Urban Forestry Council (WTUFC) and the Memphis Botanic Garden for this opportunity to learn about trees and issues facing the urban tree canopy. The class fee ($95) includes a digital handbook and dues for the West Tennessee Urban Forestry Council and state organization support.

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, Overton Park Conservancy, Wes Hopper, Certified Arborist, Jim Volgas, Certified Arborist, Joellen Dimond, University of Memphis, Dr. David Mercker, Extension Forester, Deb Foehring, and Richard Beckwith. 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 call 901-636-4128.

Certified Arborists: ISA Continuing Education Credits available.


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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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Daily Garden Admission

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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