Tree Tenders Basic Training Offered

posted Jan 31, 2015, 1:12 PM by Michael McCabe   [ updated by Jeff Miller ]

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Learn to Plant and Care for Trees in Your Community
Help plant and care for trees in Haverford Township with the Haverford Township Tree Tenders Group. You can start by becoming a trained PHS Tree Tender by attending one of the training programs listed below! 

The PHS Tree Tenders® program offers hands-on tree care training for residents of the five-county Philadelphia region. The training covers tree biology, identification, planting, proper care, and working within your community. This course is appropriate for anyone over age 16. The cost of the series is $25.

Fall classes include the following:
Bucks County
Wednesdays, September 9, 16 and 30  6 - 9 p.m.
Robert K. Shafer Middle School, 3333 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA 19020

Delaware County
Thursdays, September 17, 24 and October 1  6 - 9 p.m.
Harris School, 501 Sharon Avenue, Collingdale, PA 19023

Wednesdays, October 7, 14 and 21  5:45 - 9 p.m.
PHS Town Hall, 100 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Fall Planting Days in Haverford Township

Save the Date!  Fall tree planting dates for the Haverford Township Tree Tenders group are November 14th and 15th.  We can use trained and untrained volunteers at these plantings days in parks and other public places.  More information about times and locations to follow.  

Free large-species street trees are offered to residents each spring.  Contact Jeanne Angell at if you are interested.