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. 

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:



Course agenda

Oak Ridges Community Center
12895 Bayview Ave, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3G2

Saturday, Sept 10, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept 14, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept 17, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.



Course agenda

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