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November 2018

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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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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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
TX United States + Google Map

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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Artist-Tree Workshop Overstory + Understory

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
TX United States + Google Map

End your Earth Week 2020 the right way by joining TreeFolks and Ann Armstrong for a FREE, live art workshop! Is there a tree in your yard (or close by) that you’d like to get to know better?* Or are you curious about trees in general? Consider participating in Over Story + Under Story. The two-part virtual meetup, led by Austin artist and Odditree Society founder Ann Armstrong, revolves around observing a tree of one’s choosing over the course of…

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