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
- Tree Steward brochure with details (PDF)
- Tree Steward syllabus (Word)
- Tree Steward application (Word)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
- Alaska Community Forest Council Factsheet (PDF)
- Alaska Community Forest Council application (PDF) best for faxed or mailed applications
- Alaska Community Forest Council application form (PDF) best for emailed applications