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Unit 1 Overview Benefits of Trees to the Community

OBJECTIVES:

  1. Know why trees are important to our communities
  • Economically
  • Non-Economically
  1. Understand the purpose and organization of Advanced Master Gardener Tree Steward
  2. Learn the essentials of a well-rounded MGTS program Complete and return volunteer agreement form.

Understanding Trees

  1. Benefits of trees to the Community?
  2. What is the place of Advanced Master Gardener Tree Stewards in the community?

Becoming an Advanced Master Gardener Tree Steward

  1. Introduction to the program
  2. Creating a lasting impact through education

Suggested Readings

These will be added. A complete list of the readings is available in the required text, "Advanced Master Gardener - Tree Steward Handbook," Virginia Cooperative Extension. The text is available from the Office of Consumer Horticulture of the Horticulture Department of Virginia Tech.

Additional useful materials

The presentations below may require either the Power Point Viewed or the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. Click here to go to our downloads page for information about how to obtain these free programs.

Advanced Master Gardener Tree Stewards, Overview of Unit 1, Value of trees to the Community, Frank Reilly, Advanced Master Gardener - Tree Steward. This PowerPoint presentation requires Microsoft PowerPoint, or Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer to access.

 

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