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Mission: To educate the community on the importance of trees while providing assistance for the proper planting and care of tree

 



WHAT ARE CITIZEN FORESTERS?

In 2010, the City of Phoenix adopted the Tree and Shade Master Plan that laid out the vision of a healthier, more livable and prosperous Phoenix through investment in the urban forest.

Citizen Foresters advocate for trees by promoting best practices regarding proper tree planting and maintenance techniques, while supporting community efforts to achieve tree and shade canopy goals.

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Contact Information:

Elizabeth Planas

City of Phoenix, AmeriCorps VISTA

602.262.7137

   

TREE FACT:

 

Trees clean the air by absorbing pollutants in the air. They also shade cars and parking lots, reducing ozone emissions from vehicles.

​CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

 

 

Citizen Forester - Tall Pots https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/volunteer/3102Citizen Forester - Tall Pots North Mountain Park - 2245 West Greenway Rd12/7/2019 3:00:00 PM12/7/2019 5:00:00 PMGP0|#022f3b36-9dfd-4662-a9e4-a7530ef71fa6;L0|#0022f3b36-9dfd-4662-a9e4-a7530ef71fa6|Volunteer;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Classroom style presentation by the Parks Department Park Supervisor and Citizen Forester on tall pots planting and propagation. Workshop is concluded with a hands on tree activity and planting. Please remember We will be planting a tree! Wear closed toe shoes and sun protective outerwear. Don't forget to stay hydrated, bring a water bottle! Click HERE to sign up!
Citizen Forester - Pruning https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/volunteer/3103Citizen Forester - Pruning Washington Park - 6655 N 23rd Ave1/11/2020 3:00:00 PM1/11/2020 5:00:00 PMGP0|#022f3b36-9dfd-4662-a9e4-a7530ef71fa6;L0|#0022f3b36-9dfd-4662-a9e4-a7530ef71fa6|Volunteer;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Classroom style presentation by the Parks Department Forestry Specialist and Citizen Forester on tree pruning techniques. Workshop is concluded with a hands on tree activity and planting. Please remember We will be planting a tree! Wear closed toe shoes and sun protective outerwear. Don't forget to stay hydrated, bring a water bottle! Click HERE to sign up!
Citizen Forester - Pruninghttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/volunteer/3104Citizen Forester - PruningDesert West Park - 6602 W Encanto Blvd2/8/2020 3:00:00 PM2/8/2020 5:00:00 PMGP0|#022f3b36-9dfd-4662-a9e4-a7530ef71fa6;L0|#0022f3b36-9dfd-4662-a9e4-a7530ef71fa6|Volunteer;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Classroom style presentation by the Parks Department Forestry Specialist and Citizen Forester on tree pruning techniques. Workshop is concluded with a hands on tree activity and planting. Please remember We will be planting a tree! Wear closed toe shoes and sun protective outerwear. Don't forget to stay hydrated, bring a water bottle! Click HERE to sign up!

More Citizen Forester events to come. Check back this Fall!

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