TreeKeeper training begins July 9

Training begins July 9 for eight consecutive Saturdays for adults who want to be trained as volunteer TreeKeepers to care for Atlanta's urban forest. (Courtesy of Trees Atlanta)

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Training begins July 9 for eight consecutive Saturdays for adults who want to be trained as volunteer TreeKeepers to care for Atlanta's urban forest. (Courtesy of Trees Atlanta)

The TreeKeeper training program of Trees Atlanta teaches adults who want to become volunteer leaders in caring for the urban forest.

Consisting of practical tree education, the program spans a broad curriculum over eight consecutive Saturday sessions.

Classes meet in person or sometimes online from 9 a.m. to noon starting July 9.

Limited scholarships are available, but the full price is $120.

An optional 24-hour volunteer service requirement can be completed to earn Certified TreeKeeper status.

Contact susan@treesatlanta.org for more information.

Register at bit.ly/3zr5mwH.