2008-08-07 / About Town

Learn to be a tree steward this fall

The Rhode Island Tree Council will offer a course on becoming a tree steward at the Jamestown library starting in September.

The course will cover tree biology, tree identification, tree planting and pruning, tree health, urban forestry and soils.

The class will run Tuesday evenings from Sept. 9 to Oct. 21, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and there will be two Saturday classes on Oct. 4 and 18. The cost is $65 and includes a manual and all materials.

For more information and to register, call 764-5885 or e-mail RITree@RITree.org.

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