Please register for events so that we can plan for the number of attendees and send you updates on changes of times or locations.

Cankerworm Banding Info Sessions

These information sessions will explain what cankerworms are, how they threaten our trees, and what you should do about them.

October 31, Noon - Cooperative Extension
721 Foster Street

Cankerworm Banding Volunteer Worksessions
October 31, Noon - Bay Hargrove Park
208 Hargrove Street

Tree Pruning Workshops
We will be explaining best methods to use and have hands-on demonstrations so you can try your skills. Please bring tools if you have them, though we will have some available to borrow.  Topics covered include:
  • What pruning is and how trees benefit from it
  • Objectives and strategies for pruning
  • Common tree forms and structure and their implications
  • Wood properties and response to injury
  • Pruning cuts, what to do and what not to do
  • Pruning tools and how to use them
October 28, 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - City General Services Department
2011 Fay Street

November 5, 10 a.m. - Noon - Walltown Park
1300 block of W. Club Boulevard
This will be outdoors at the picnic shelter, rain or shine, so please dress appropriately.