Renovation Workshop in Spanish

Friday, October 12, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, in King County, location to be announced.

This class and hands-on field day is designed for Spanish-speaking landscape professionals. The morning lecture will be presented in Spanish by George Ortiz, CLT. In the afternoon everyone assembles for hands-on practice on common landscape trees and shrubs. Participants will work in small groups with experienced teachers. Students will earn a PlantAmnesty certification of completion.

The workshop takes place at a landscape within King County selected for its neglected state and diverse plant material so as to provide class instruction on a wide variety of topics. All participants will receive a pruning DVD and handouts on various pruning topics. Fee: $30; includes handouts and DVD. Preregistration required. Click here to download a registration form for this workshop. Space is limited so register early!

For more information email PlantAmnesty or call 206-783-9813

Celebrate Green Kent Day

Saturday, October 27, 2012, 9 am to noon.  Two locations: Green River Natural Resources Area and Morrill Meadows Park

The events will take place rain or shine! Please arrive for orientation at 9 a.m. For more information, contact Victoria L. Andrews, Special Programs Manager, 253-856-5113 or

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Wind Damage Workshop

Tuesday, November 6, Preston

Join us  as we get into our windy season to learn about how to properly care for your trees and your forest before (prevention) and after (clean-up) a windstorm. This WSU Extension workshop is a reprise of the popular workshop we did last year. Registration is open and space is limited. Details and registration information are available online or by calling 425-357-6017.


Tree Pruning in Spanish

Saturday, November 10, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm, Sand Point Magnuson Park, Building 406 (The Brig), Seattle

A two-hour lecture (en Espanol) on basic tree pruning followed by an outdoor demonstration. Class taught by George Ortiz, CLT. For more information: email PlantAmnesty or call 206-783-9813


Partners in Community Forestry 6th Annual National Conference

November 14–15, at the Sacramento Convention Center, Sacramento, California

The Partners in Community Forestry Conference is an annual learning and networking opportunity for the urban forestry community. This year’s event features a new lightning-round presentation format along with general and concurrent sessions. There will be plenty of time to network during the attendee reception and field experience tours. Check out the affiliated events held before the conference. Register here and book your room at one of the several area hotels. Register before October 28 and save $50 off the regular conference rate.