TreeKeepers is Trees Atlanta’s certification program designed to increase volunteer knowledge and skills through specialized training and education about Atlanta’s urban forest.  Professional instructors will teach tree care, tree identification, project leadership skills, and more.  The TreeKeepers certification program consists of seven workshops including indoor and outdoor activities, presentations, hands-on demonstrations and assignments. Participants receive a training manual with supplemental reading and resources.

Each graduate agrees to 24 total hours of assistance on future Trees Atlanta or tree related projects and is expected to lead at least one project in the field. Class size is limited.  Saturdays, Aug. 7 to Sept. 25 (no class Sept. 4) from  9 a.m. to noon.  Light breakfast is provided.  To apply, please contact Susan Pierce, susan@treesatlanta.org, (404) 681-4896, $65 per student.