2024 Tree Planting Workshop

Join NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Region 8 Forester Garrett Koplun for a FREE learning workshop on proper tree planting and maintenance, including live planting demos.

*Space is limited. Registration is first come, first serve. Please see below.*

All slots have been filled and we are no longer accepting registrations.

If you did not register for this event, you CANNOT show up.

Where and When:

April 10, 2024

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Hazelwood Grove Lodge

Ellison Park

Blossom Road

Rochester, NY 14625

Topics to be covered:

– Types of trees to plant
– Planting tools
– Root structure and root balls
– Digging planting holes
– Seating the tree
– Refilling planting hole
– Tree planting practice with attendees
– Mulching
– Weed suppression
-Tree protection
– Best management practices
– Site selection
– Site maintenanceand follow-up care 

Important event reminders: 

  • Event is rain or shine. Please dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Refreshments are not provided. Please plan accordingly.