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Citizen Forester Training

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Healthy House

1641 Portland Ave

Louisville, KY 40206

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Our Citizen Foresters work with community members and arborists to learn how to properly plant and inspect trees, engage neighborhoods through canvassing and tree adoptions, and manage volunteer groups at planting and inspection events. Participants are taught basic tree anatomy and physiology, environmental stewardship, tree identification and selection, and how to teach others how to properly plant and care for their trees. Training for individuals of all abilities, from 12 years old on up. $25 with scholarships available, if interested please fill out the volunteer application below including scholarship offers.

** PLEASE NOTE OCTOBER 14 WILL BE IN PHOENIX HILL, WHERE AS OCTOBER 21 WILL BE IN SCHNITZELBURG**

Citizen Forester 101

Position Summary: Citizen Foresters trained in CF101 are volunteers who assist Louisville Grows staff in connecting with our “treecipients” and managing volunteers during tree planting events each spring and fall. Citizen Forester 101 Duties include:
● Participate in Citizen Forester 101 training
● Sign up for at least 2 planting events per year
● Directly supervise and train an assigned crew of volunteers to properly plant trees
● Prioritize safety by giving tool safety demonstrations, warning volunteers about potential hazards, and by ensuring volunteers adhere to proper planning technics
● Foster environmental stewardship and environmental education


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1641 Portland Ave

Louisville, KY 40206

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