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September 2017

Tree ID hike at McKinney Falls State Park

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
McKinney Falls State Park, 5808 McKinney Falls Pkwy
Austin, TX 78744 United States
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Come learn to identify the many different tree species found at McKinney Falls State Park with experts from TreeFolks! Please note that park entrance fees still apply. Space is limited to 20 people, so sign up at www.treefolks.org/treeid. For more information, contact education@treefolks.org.

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September 2018

UFS Show & Help: Ligustrum Liquidation

September 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
2116 Independence DrAustin, TX 78745, 2116 Independence Dr
Austin, TX 78745 United States
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You're invited to the first Urban Forest Stewards 'Show & Help' on September 29th, from 9-12 pm! Our Show & Help series is an opportunity for UFS graduates to showcase their urban forest projects. In our first 'Show & Help', Cliff Tyllick will take us through 'Ligustrum Liquidation'. Cliff will cover how ligustrums can take over and what that means for our urban forests. Cliff will take us through different girdling techniques and you'll get to practice uprooting ligustrums that are…

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October 2018

Family Day at Laguna Gloria

October 13, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Laguna Gloria, 3809 West 35th St.
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Free

Laguna Gloria is the proud home of many kinds of trees, both natural and artist-made. On October 13th, we'll be joining The Contemporary Austin for Family Day at Laguna Gloria from 11 am to 3 pm.   Make your own botanical work of art with unusual materials, then learn about Austin's tree population with TreeFolks. We’ll have two Tree Identification walks and a sapling giveaway.   We'll have these saplings available: Red Mulberry Beautyberry Desert Willow Sweetgum We can’t wait…

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November 2018

RESCHEDULED: Beginners Tree Identification Hike

November 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Austin Central Library, 710 W Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701 United States
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This event has been rescheduled for November 4th. Treefolks will host a FREE beginner's Tree Identification Hike, in partnership with Shoal Creek Conservancy and the City of Austin, at Austin Central Library (710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701) from 10 am to 1 pm in order to promote our Urban Forest Stewards class beginning in January. Representatives from Shoal Creek will talk about trail stewardship and nature in the city, while our Education Coordinator, Collin McMichael explains the…

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Ready, Set, Plant! Shoal Creek mouth on Town Lake

November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join TreeFolks for a planting at Shoal Creek mouth on Town Lake. We'll be planting 1250 seedlings, so be ready to get your hands dirty! Location and parking information will be sent the day prior to the event. To sign up for the event, click here.  Ready, Set, Plant! is in partnership with the Community Tree Preservation, City of Austin Watershed Protection Department, and Keep Austin Beautiful. To learn more about the Watershed Protection Departments riparian restoration programs, click here.…

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September 2019

Show & Help: Seed Savers

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Zilker Park Soccer Fields, 2100 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Join us at our first Show and Help of the season. You'll learn about the trees of the Zilker Park Soccer Field and even get to take some seeds home with you! In partnership with the Central Texas Seed Savers and the Save Barton Creek Association, we will be collecting seeds from local trees with specific emphasis on Black Walnuts.  Students are encouraged to save seeds themselves or dutifully donate them to the Central Texas Seed Savers, but any leftovers…

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October 2019

Workshop: Curing Plant Blindness and Beginner Tree ID Walk

October 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Karst Preserve at Western Oaks, La Cresada Dr at Davis Ln
Austin, TX 78749 United States
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If you're looking for a fun and educational event to attend, this is the one for you! Join as at Karst Preserve at Western Oaks for a two-part workshop. Beginning at 10 am our Education Coordinator, Collin McMichael will take you on a casual beginner tree id walk that will reintroduce you to nature and teach you about the trees of the preserve. Then, after a short break, we will bring out our Tree ID Keys to begin a more…

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November 2019

Workshop: Stranger Trees and Advanced Tree ID Walk

November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Shoal Creek at Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury St.
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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Missed our first workshop? No worries, this is our second and final FREE educational workshop of the season! Come and experience the urban forest of Austin in the first half of this event through an expert-lead tree-tour through the woods of the Pease Park. This tour is designed for the general public and will teach you about Austin's trees, ecology, and ethnobotanical history. Stick around after our Tree Trek for a more in-depth exploration of Tree ID through TreeFolks' own…

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January 2020

Tree-tivity 1: Restoring Rivers

January 25 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Williamson Creek at Radam Circle, 1208 Radam Circle
Austin, TX 78745 United States
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Urban Forest Stewards and Ready Set Plant! are partnering together to bring your first Tree-tivity of the year! Restoring Rivers will show you how we do riparian reforestation work in Austin, then we will take a riparian tree tour! Starting at 8:50 AM  our Director of Reforestation will give a brief talk on riparian restoration. Then after the Ready, Set, Plant! event, we will take a break for lunch (bring a sack lunch!) and then we'll finish up the day…

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April 2020

Virtual Tree ID Walk

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Join TreeFolks' Education Coordinator, Collin McMichael, for a live virtual Tree ID walk! Collin will be going live on TreeFolks' Facebook page to show you the basics of Tree ID from his very own neighborhood filled with diverse tree species, and you don't even have to leave your home! You can shelter in place and learn about native Texas trees with TreeFolks. Tune in to TreeFolks Facebook page at 10 am on April 4th and learn about your urban forest…

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