Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Durham Hosts Tree Pruning & Tree Care 101 Workshop, Dec. 13

Volunteers should register by December 10 for this free workshop!
A "Tree Pruning & Tree Care 101 Workshop" will be held Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Long Meadow Park, 917 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701. The workshop is sponsored by Trees Across Durham.

This free tree pruning and tree care workshop will provide volunteers with hands-on experience while tending to the trees along the Goose Creek stream restoration project, which runs through Long Meadow Park near Eastway Elementary School. Participants will learn the basics of tree pruning and other tree care topics. Tools and gloves for the workshop will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring their own if possible. Volunteers interested in helping should register by December 10 at

Workshop partners include Keep Durham Beautiful, City of Durham General Services Department Urban Forestry Division, Durham City-County Sustainability Office, and City of Durham Public Works Department Stormwater & GIS Services Division.

For additional information or to register for this workshop, contact Keep Durham Beautiful Coordinator Tania Dautlick at (919) 354-2729 or by email at tania@

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