Young adult foresters shadow professionals in action

2019-07-26T14:03:06+00:00

By Derek Lirange In the third week of Tower Hill’s Young Adult Foresters (YAF) program, the summer employment program for youth to work as part of the Worcester Tree Initiative (WTI) Department’s team, our cohort had two great training opportunities, shadowing a team of tree climbers working for the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection [...]

Young adult foresters shadow professionals in action2019-07-26T14:03:06+00:00

Young Adult Foresters Shadow City Forestry Department

2019-07-15T19:02:41+00:00

By Derek Lirange This year as part of the Young Adult Forester’s program we are giving our team an opportunity to learn more about the green industry by teaching them about arboriculture and horticulture and letting them shadow professionals in a variety of jobs. This past Monday our team had the opportunity to shadow the [...]

Young Adult Foresters Shadow City Forestry Department2019-07-15T19:02:41+00:00

Young adults play important summer role in Worcester tree care

2019-07-09T15:28:44+00:00

By Derek Lirange The Worcester Tree Initiative recently began its ninth watering season with our Young Adult Forestry (YAF) Program. We will water at least 400 trees each week – in city planting strips, in parks, and other public planting locations. Additionally, we will care for the Franklin Street Traffic Island, the WWI Memorial Grove Trees in [...]

Young adults play important summer role in Worcester tree care2019-07-09T15:28:44+00:00

Worcester urban tree nursery moves forward

2019-07-05T18:48:03+00:00

By Derek Lirange Youth members of the Shriver Job Corps of Devens, Mass., along with Tower Hill’s Worcester Tree Initiative Volunteer Tree Stewards and Members of our Open Sky volunteer group, recently finished the second tree nursery gravel bed at Tower Hill’s Urban Tree Nursery Site in Webster Square, Worcester.   The skilled youth constructed [...]

Worcester urban tree nursery moves forward2019-07-05T18:48:03+00:00