Citizen Forester Training 101- Shelby Park/ Smoketown
February 2 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Citizen Forestry Training 101 is the foundation of Louisville Grows’ Tree Planting Program. Through the Citizen Forestry 101 course, participants learn how to build and maintain our neighborhood and community forests. Participants are taught basic tree anatomy and physiology, environmental stewardship, tree planting skills and how to lead other volunteers in proper planting and caring for trees.
After the training, Citizen Foresters who have participated in 2 planting day events are eligible to become Community Foresters.
Training is provided for individuals of all abilities, ages 12 years and older. The training cost is $25. A light breakfast and lunch is provided. All trainees receive a Citizen Forester t-shirt. Scholarships available upon request.