Press release from Asheville GreenWorks:
Please join us for Asheville GreenWorks’ FREE Public Tree Workshops, kindly hosted by the Wedge at Foundation. This series of six tree educational workshops will be taking place on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm, starting February 19th through March 26th. Come learn all about trees from local experts!
We will be covering topics such as tree planting, tree pruning, basic tree biology, managing trees during construction, and more! Links to registration forms can be found on our website at https://www.ashevillegreenworks.org/events.html.
Benefits of Trees on February 19 -Ecosystem, Economic, Public Health, Social; cumulative value of all these benefits
“Trees 101” on February 26- tree anatomy and biology and an overview of how trees function to provide the ecosystem benefits we enjoy in the urban forest. Tree identification, vocabulary, dichotomous key
Tree Establishment, Planting and Maintenance on March 5
Proper Pruning and Who to Call on March 12
Maintenance Requirements for Urban Trees on March 19
Tree Protection in Asheville on March 26
Contact our Community Forestry Coordinator, Gabby, at Gabby@ashevillegreenworks.org for more information.
Funding for Asheville GreenWorks’ Tree Workshops provided by the NC Forest Service and Duke Energy.