Tree Keepers - Registration  

Fall 2024

Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center
6200 Martway St, Mission, KS 66202
Cost to Attend: $50 per person


Heartland Tree Alliance is offering our Tree Keepers course this fall in Mission, KS. Tree Keepers is perfect for city employees, landscape providers, Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, students, and retirees. All classroom sessions will be held inside the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center with a pruning and planting field day taking place outside the community center (all tools will be provided). Classroom sessions will run from 6:30 - 8:30 pm every Thursday evening from September 12th - October 10th with a field day taking place outside the community center on Saturday, October 12th from 9:00 am - noon. We will have a number of great instructors to teach you the basics of tree care.

 

If you have questions, please call Cathy Justice at 816-656-8918 or email cathy.justice@bridgingthegap.org, and she’ll be happy to help! If you cannot attend all the sessions, you can make them up at a later date (at no charge)!

 

 

TENTATIVE AGENDA:

 

Thursday, September 12, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Introduction to Trees | Tree Benefits | Tree Identification


Thursday, September 19, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Urban Soils | Basic Tree Biology


Thursday, September 26, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tree Planting | Tree Selection


Thursday, October 3, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tree Pruning


Thursday, October 10, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tree Problems, Insects & Diseases


Saturday, October 12, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pruning, Planting & Tree ID Field Day

(All tools provided)




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