All About Trees Class 2020

Each year the Front Royal/Warren County Tree Stewards offer the All About Trees course. Course participants learn proper selection, planting, maintenance, and pruning of trees. Our knowledge of trees is constantly changing as we learn more about these fundamental elements of our natural world. These annual training sessions strive to keep up with this evolving knowledge.

Our All About Trees class is scheduled for Fall 2020. Due to Covid-19 all safety precautions will be in place for the protection of participants and instructors.

Classes: Sept. 8 through Oct. 24, 2020

Tuesday evenings 7:00 to 9:00 pm are held indoors at the Warren County Gov. Center, 220 N. Commerce Ave. in Front Royal. Place and length of class is subject to change if conditions at the time require it.

Saturday mornings 9:00 to 12:00 noon are outdoors and include hands on training and field trips. Locations TBA

Cost:

  • $40 – Individuals
  • $60 – Two members from the same household
  • FREE – for anyone that wishes to become an active member of FR/WC Tree Stewards

REGISTER SOON as class size is extremely limited:

Download, print, and mail this form along with your fee, if any applies. Class size is limited. If the class is full, you will be notified and added to a waiting list.

All About Trees 2020 Registration Form

Class Materials: The class manual will be available to download by registered participants one week before the first class meeting.

Refunds: Refunds will be honored if a cancellation request in writing is received before the class manual is distributed.

All About Trees Class Description

Training areas include:

  • Basic tree anatomy, biology and life functions
  • Soils, water and nutrition
  • Selecting the right tree for the right spot
  • Tree identification
  • Tree ID Walk (field trip)
  • Landscaping with trees
  • Planting and site analysis
  • Tree Health and care
  • Pruning and identifying hazard trees that should be removed.
  • Field Trips with Pruning Demos and Tools
  • Urban Forestry
  • Class Tree planting
2017 AAT Class Tree Planting

The program uses materials from “Trees Virginia,” developed by the
Virginia Urban Forest Council. Classes are taught by ISA certified arborists, nurserymen, landscapers, horticulturalists, and Tree Stewards.  The course ends with the hands-on planting of a “Class Tree.”