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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Parks Department to Offer New TreeKeepers Program

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The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is proud to announce a new program known as TreeKeepers for citizens who are interested in becoming more knowledgeable about urban tree planting and tree care and to help beautify the Branson community.

This program will offer volunteers an opportunity to take part in hands-on and classroom presentations led by experienced staff, as well as assisting the Parks Department with tree planting, watering, pruning, and other basic tree care.  TreeKeepers will also play a vital role in reforestation efforts and community education on the benefits of trees.

To learn more about the TreeKeepers program, please attend an informal drop-in orientation that is scheduled for Monday, February 24, 2020, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the Branson Community Center, located at 201 Compton Dr.

This program will consist of meeting for 2 hours each month (March through December) to assist with tree projects in various City parks and trails. Volunteers will also be encouraged to attend a training seminar on Thursday, February 27, 2020, from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. This scheduled training will include presentations by several distinguished arborists including retired Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Forester Duane Parker, former MDC Urban Forester, and Ecologist Perry Eckhart and MDC Resource Forester, Stephen Short.

For more information on this program or other Parks volunteer programs, contact Landscape Specialist Amy Jackson at 417-337-8568 or visit our website at and click on the flyer.

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