09/05/2012, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Weekly on Wednesday
No location provided
29, September 5, 12, 19, & 26
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Join the West Tennessee
Chapter of the Urban Forestry Council and Memphis Botanic Garden
to learn about trees and issues facing the urban tree canopy. This course is
designed for the general public, municipal employees, members of neighborhood
associations and garden clubs.
Participants are required to complete 20
volunteer hours in the field of Urban Forestry. Lectures and field work will
cover tree biology, ID and selection, risk management, diagnostics, site
construction protection, and the role of federal, state, and local agencies.
Instructors include Eric Bridges, Natural Resources Director, City of Lakeland, Wes Hopper,
Certified Arborist, President,
Society of Arboriculture, Shawn Posey, West Tennessee
Regional Urban Forester and Jim Volgas, Certified Arborist.
Class fee is $80,
includes a handbook and dues for both the Tennessee Urban Forestry Council and
For additional information, 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.
We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)