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June 2018

Native Fruit Tree Survey Class

June 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
TreeFolks, 10803 Platt Ln
Austin, TX United States
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Come learn about native fruit trees in the field with Colleen Deiter, owner of Red Wheelbarrow Plants! TreeFolks is offering a 3 hour class on native fruit trees. Colleen will introduce you to native fruit trees, how to grow them in your yard, how to identify them, and tips on how best to consume the fruit! Cost is $25 and workshop size is limited to 20 people. We invite you to learn more about fruit trees in this intimate and…

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Identifying Challenging Tree Species Workshop

June 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pease District Park, 1100 Kingsbury St
Austin, TX United States
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Free

Do you want to learn how to identify oak species in Austin? Join TreeFolks, in partnership with the City of Austin, on June 23rd from 9-12 pm at Pease Park for our Identifying Challenging Tree Species Workshop! Come learn from an urban forestry expert about tree characteristics. Enhance your observational skills with local artist, Ann Armstrong, who will lead you in an art exercise.  Come join us for Science and art in the park! Tickets are $25. Are you up…

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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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Novice Tree Identification Hike

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mueller Hangar (1550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723), 1550 Mueller Blvd
Austin, TX 78723 United States
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Click here to reserve your spot for upcoming Tree ID Walks here! On November 17th, we’re hosting a FREE Novice Tree Identification Hike at the Mueller Hangar (1550 Mueller Blvd, Austin, TX 78723). This hike will be led by Collin McMichael, the Education Coordinator for TreeFolks, in partnership with the City of Austin. Our hike will be on November 17th, from 10 am to 1 pm. This hike is an introduction to our Urban Forest Stewards class beginning in January.…

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December 2018

Advanced Tree Identification Hike

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pease Park, 1100 Kingsbury St
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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Reserve your spot for upcoming Tree ID Walks here! On December 1st, we’re hosting a FREE Advanced Tree Identification Hike for identifying difficult trees species from 10 am to 1 pm at Pease Park. This hike will be lead by Neil Kaufman, the Sustainability Coordinator for Housing and Dining at the University of Texas, in partnership with the UT Office of Sustainability and the City of Austin. Neil will discuss identifying difficult tree species and what to look for in…

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April 2019

TREE ID WALK [CANCELLED]

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Karst Preserve at Western Oaks, 3900 Deer Ln
Austin, TX 78749 United States

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER Come learn to identify trees at the Karst Preserve at Western Oaks in Southwest Austin (78749). Bring lots of water and dress for an outdoor adventure as we explore cave mouths and see several notable, hard-to-find species!

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Show and Help 4: Mapping Madness

April 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Springdale Park, 1175 Nickols Ave
Austin, TX 78721
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Click here to register for this event! Hey UFSers! Join us and learn how to inventory trees in gorgeous Springdale Neighborhood Park! First Jesse Neumann will discuss tree inventory projects, and next we'll help you brush up on your tree ID. Then its time to show your tree mapping skills! Bring a smart phone or other cellular capable device that can support Open Tree Map and dress for a full day outside. Don't forget sunscreen and water! Light refreshments will…

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May 2019

Tree Docent Training DAY 1 (and happy hour!)

May 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TreeFolks HQ, 10803 Platt Ln
Austin, TX 78725 United States
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Come learn how to use Open Tree Map, Identify Texas Trees, and participate in a tree inventory! Day 1 will be Tree ID basics, learning about Texas trees, using our tree key, and a happy hour. Day 2 will be tree mapping and inventory practice! Click here to RSVP

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Tree Docent Training DAY 2

May 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Givens Park, 3811 E 12th Street
Austin, TX 78721 United States
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Come learn how to use Open Tree Map, Identify Texas Trees, and participate in a tree inventory! Day 1 will be Tree ID basics, learning about Texas trees, using our tree key, and a happy hour. Day 2 will be tree mapping and inventory practice, and since its May the 4th, Star Wars costumes are highly encouraged. Click here to RSVP

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