Alaska Community Forestry Program Log

News and Events

Managing Landscape Trees


Friday, 3 April 2015, 2-5 PM

If you install and maintain landscapes, trees, and lawns or offer pest control this class is for you.

Trees are the most valuable features in many landscapes, and clients have high expectations for their care. This class covers the most up-to-date research and industry standards for planting and managing landscape trees.

The class is free but registration is required. See class flier for more information.

Alaska Community Tree Stewards Course

A special volunteer corps trained to care for

Alaska’s community trees and forests


Tuesdays and Wednesdays

May 5 - May 19, 2015

5:45 - 9:00 pm

UAF Cooperative Extension Service Office

Juneau Garden Club celebrates Arbor Day in 2014

Alaska Arbor Day

Celebrate trees on Monday, May 18

If you are planning an event, please send the details to If you want to participate in a celebration, watch this site for a calendar of events to be posted in early May.

Alaska Community Forest Council Open Seats

The Alaska Community Forest Council is a nonprofit organization with 15 members from across the state. Members advise the Division of Forestry on how to develop and deliver community forestry programs to Alaskans, support education, and encourage public involvement. Members make recommendations on the criteria, guidelines, and award of community forestry grants from the division. The council meets four times a year and holds regular teleconferences. All meetings are open to the public.

Completed applications are due no later than Thursday, April 29, 2015. New members will be selected at the May 8 meeting for seats that open July 1.

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