This sounds like a great opportunity to learn and to get involved in something great happening in San Diego and I want you all to know about it.
TREE STEWARD TRAINING GROWS IN SAN DIEGO!
You are invited to become a Tree Steward!
This initial one-day training provides an overview of tree benefits, biology, identification, selection, planting, care, and advocacy for the community forest. Instructors are local tree care professionals.
Three identical sessions will be offered on different days, each from 8:30 to 3:00. (Attend only one)
Friday, February 21 at the Water Conservation Garden in El Cajon (www.thegarden.org) 12122 Cuyamaca College Drive West • El Cajon California 92019
Saturday, March 8 at the Girl Scout Program Center (http://www.sdgirlscouts.org/properties) 1231 Upas Street, San Diego, CA[masked] (at Richmond, the north edge of Balboa Park)
Sunday, March 23 at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas (www.sdbgarden.org) 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas CA 92024
REGISTER HERE: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tree-steward-training-tickets-10028799409.
$25 fee includes snacks, beverages, the Tree Steward Handbook,
PLUS: the beautiful hardbound picture and ID book -
Ornamental Trees for Mediterranean Climates: The Trees of San Diego
$5 fee is available for students: Optional $10 for lunch, collected on day of training.
The Tree Steward program is one of the first activities of Tree San Diego, a new non-profit organization with a mission to inspire and empower people of San Diego County to value, plant and maintain a thriving community forest and tree canopy. Tree Stewards will serve as volunteers to advocate, plant and care for trees in their communities, beginning with upcoming Arbor Day tree planting events. For further information visit our website at www.treesandiego.org or contact Rachele Melious at [masked][masked] or Anne Fege at [masked].
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