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Tree Keepers Course Registration

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Registration Type Price Fee Quantity
SPRING Community Tree Keepers Course + 5 VOLUNTEER HOURS in Greenville, SC
Tuesday's 6:30pm to 8:30pm on 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/17 at the Community Tap.
$25.00 $0.00
SPRING Community Tree Keepers Course in Greenville, SC
Tuesday's 6:30pm to 8:30pm on 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/17 at the Community Tap.
$50.00 $0.00

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What are Tree Keepers?

Tree Keepers are industry professionals and community members who have have taken a 5 week training class on Urban Forestry, Tree Planting, and Tree Care.

The Community Tree Keeper Course is designed for:  TreesGreenville Volunteers, Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, Park Hero Volunteers, and anyone interested in learning more about how to properly plant, care, and maintain a healthy urban forest.  The minimum age is 18 years old.

The Professional Tree Keeper Course is designed for: Landscapers, Landscape Architects, Landscape Planners, Public Works, School Grounds Maintenance Staff, City/County/Parks & Rec/Government, Builders, and Developers.


Why Tree Keepers?


A healthy urban forest begins with proper tree planting and continues with proper mulching and long term tree Mature trees provide economic, environmental, and public health benefits.  We need newly planted and established trees to thrive, grow, and survive.

Trees that are properly planted, mulched, and cared for will live longer.


The Tree Keepers Course includes:

   Soils, Nutrition, and Fertilization
   Pests and Diseases
   Recognizing Tree Hazards & Risks
   Site Analysis
   Species Selection
   Tree Installation and Establishment
   Long Term Tree Care

The Professional Course also includes:
   Herbicide and Pesticide Application Basics
   Tree Protection
   Nursery Stock Selection



All five sessions must be attended to complete the Tree Keeper Course.

We understand scheduling conflicts may be an issue. Please RSVP if you plan to attend at least four of the five sessions below, and we will do our best to work with you to complete the Tree Keepers training.


The Cost

The Tree Keeper Community Cost is $50 per person, OR $25 per person PLUS 5 TreesGreenville Volunteer Hours.

The Professional Tree Keeper Cost is $50 per person.


SPRING 2018 Community Tree Keepers Course

  • 6:30pm to 8:30pm
  • Starts in March of 2018.
  • More information on dates and location coming soon.


If you would like to schedule a Professional Tree Keeper Course or Modules at your location for all of your employees, call 864-313-0765 or email Joelle Teachey (TreesGreenville Executive Director) or Karen Hauck (Trees SC Executive Director) for Company Tree Keeper Rates.


Will there be CEU's? 

Master Gardeners?  Yes, you will earn CE hours.

Master Naturalists?  No.

There will be no ISA CEU's.  This class is not intended for ISA Certified Arborists.

Have questions about Tree Keepers Course Registration? Contact Trees SC - Clemson Extension - TreesGreenville

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