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Tree Steward Training Series 2023
Join Western Reserve Land Conservancy’s Tree Steward Training Program to learn tree biology, best practices for planting and pruning trees, and community engagement strategies to promote good stewardship of Cleveland’s urban forest.
Western Reserve Land Conservancy’s Tree Steward Training program will teach you how to plant, care for, and maintain trees. A variety of topics will be covered including the benefits of trees, tree biology, intro to tree identification, environmental equity issues, planting best practices, young tree training, and more. You will be learning from not only the Western Reserve Land Conservancy’s tree team but a variety of guest arborists from the region as well. Training content will includeView more
Free Admission. Registration is required. Space is limited.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
This is a 4-part virtual training series for Cuyahoga County residents occurring each Wednesday in February from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm with 2 in-person trainings (one in March and one in April/May). Priority will be given to applicants who live in the City of Cleveland.
Training Session Dates
Virtual Part 1: Wednesday, February 1st, 2023 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Virtual Part 2: Wednesday, February 8th, 2023 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Virtual Part 3: Wednesday, February 15th, 2023 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Virtual Part 4: Wednesday, February 22nd, 2023 6:00 – 9:00 PM
In-person Pruning Training: Saturday, March 4th, 2023 Time TBD
In-Person Planting Lab: Saturday in April – Date and Time TBD
Due to the high demand for this program, we expect the following commitments from our participants:
The first zoom session on February 1st must be attended live. We want you to meet and interact with your cohort as much as possible.
If you cannot attend a zoom session, you must watch the recording and take the make-up quiz.
You must attend the in-person pruning lab (March 4th or a TBD makeup date).
And, you must attend a Spring 2023 Western Reserve Land Conservancy tree planting (Saturdays in April/May 9 AM-12 PM).
This program is not for you if you cannot meet these commitments. Instead, subscribe to our calendar of events and newsletter to get notified of our other fantastic educational programming.