Urban Abundance is launching the 2014 Fruit Tree Stewardship season! We have five upcoming learn n’ serve work parties all about fruit tree care. Everyone is welcome to join us and learn about pruning, pest & disease management, and attracting our native pollinators. Local arborist and fruit tree enthusiast will be sharing their techniques and passion as we tend fruit trees at local community gardens, parks, and farms. See details for each work party below. To register or learn more email firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 25th (Sat) 10am-1pm Pruning Work Party w/ Younger Heritage Trees
Facilitator: Botanical Specialist Dan Franek
Location: Washington State University- Salmon Creek Campus
February 15th (Sat) 10am-2pm Pruning and Biodynamic Pest Management
Facilitator: Jacqueline Freeman of Friendly Haven Rise Farm and John Buttrell of Arborscape
Location: Friendly Haven Rise Farm in Venersborg
March 1st 1pm-3:30pm (Sat) Pruning and Basic Pest & Disease Management
Facilitator: Jessica Antoine of Urban Forestry
Location: ABC Columbia River Menal Health's Healthy Homeland Garden in Vancouver
March 8th (Sat) Mason Bees
Facilitator: Sherian Wright of Mountain Bugs
Location: Vancouver Community Library in the Klickitat Room
RESCHEDULED to March 15th (Sat) Pruning Work Party
Facilitator: John Buttrell of Arborscape
Location: Foley Park Community Orchard.
Foley Park Community Orchard is a 60 year old Bartlett Pear Orchard that is now managed by the county. Many volunteers have come together to restore this historical orchard.