Tree Tenders Volunteer Training Program

Ever wonder about the number one threat to the survival of newly planted trees? What tree species are best for clay soils? How can you help the tree canopy in your community? Through this multi-day course, our expert instructors deliver engaging indoor and outdoor sessions that will answer your questions and give you skills you can apply immediately in your own yard and/or neighbourhood. You will even plant a tree!

LEARN the basics of trees from expert instructors, CONNECT with other tree lovers, and BE INSPIRED to become an urban forest leader in your community!

Cost: $80 plus HST - includes all classes and course manual.  Payment cannot be refunded or deferred to future courses.

Upcoming Courses:

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St. Matthew’s Clubhouse
450 Broadview Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 2N3
Located in Riverdale Park East at Langley Ave

Tuesday, May 10, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 12, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


AJAX COURSE (Register here)

Greenwood Pavillion
2290 Greenwood Rd, Ajax, ON L1T 4S4 

Saturday, June 4, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 11, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



Lorne Park Library
1474 Truscott Dr, Mississauga, ON, L5H 2B5

Clarkson Community Centre
2475 Truscott Dr, Mississauga, ON, L5J 2B5

Monday, September 26, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Lorne Park Library
Thursday, September 29, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Lorne Park Library
Saturday, October 1, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Clarkson Community Centre
Wednesday, October 5, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
- Lorne Park Library