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December 2015

Tree Sale

December 1, 2015 @ 8:00 am - March 31, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
UVM Horticultural Farm,
65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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For the ninth year in a row, Branch Out Burlington is offering bare-root trees at unbelievable prices. Trees are 5-6 feet and branched. These trees have sold out for the past eight years. Please order early! Trees must be picked up at The UVM Hort Farm during the Annual Burlington Community Tree Nursery  Planting, which takes place on Saturday May 7th, 2016 between 9 and 11:00 a.m.  For more information  

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February 2016
Free

Living Like the Original People of the Winooski: Applying Ancient Knowledge of Native Trees and Plants for a Sustainable Future

February 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
University of Vermont,
Aiken Center, Room 102
Burlington, 05405 United States
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Mike Ather, a 7th generation Vermonter, is a noted naturalist and owner of BackyardWilderness.com, a website extolling the virtues of restoring natural diversity into our local environment. He will share his insights about our city forest then and now at the Branch Out Burlington! annual winter seminar on Sunday, February 14 at 4:00 pm at Room 102 at the Aiken Center on the University of Vermont campus. For more information click here.

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April 2016
Free

Tree Keeper Training

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City of Burlington Parks, Recreation and Waterfront,
645 Pine St.
Burlington, 05401 United States
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Every year, trees from the Branch Out Burlington!’s Community Tree Nursery are planted along Burlington’s streets. The trees need tender loving care to become established in their new locations. The first year is especially critical. Through the Tree Keeper Program, we match trees with residents who agree to provide them with a bit of care. In addition to getting a tree, Tree Keepers receive free tree care training from local experts. With help from Tree Keepers, our Community Nursery trees…

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May 2016

Annual Tree Planting and Tree Sale Pickup

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UVM Horticultural Farm,
65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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The annual tree planting day is a festive event which attracts 70-80 volunteers of all ages. Music is often provided by local musicians and a troupe of folk dancers often make an appearance. Refreshments are served with the work is done and everyone goes home with a door prize. Every spring we plant over 120 bare-root saplings (5-8 ft tall) purchased from a commercial nursery. The trees are planted into special cloth “grow bags” that support healthy root growth and…

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June 2016
Free

Annual Tree Walk

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenmount Cemetery,
339 Colchester Ave
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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As part of our commitment to community outreach about our urban forest, Branch Out Burlington! hosts a Tree Walk event in Burlington once a year. Our first Tree Walk took place in 1999 and we have done one every year since then. All interested in learning more about the trees of our city are welcome to attend. Each walk features 15-20 different trees, some are common species and some are unusual or rare. We discuss tree identification, features of each…

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Love our Trees

June 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UVM Horticultural Farm,
65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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With help from volunteers, we tend the trees in our nursery with regular fertilizing, mulching, weeding and pruning and lots of tender loving care. Student volunteers from local colleges and universities, as well as middle and high schools help out each year. We also host monthly weeding bees during the summer to encourage sustained public participation in the nursery.

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July 2016

Love our Trees

July 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
UVM Horticultural Farm,
65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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With help from volunteers, we tend the trees in our nursery with regular fertilizing, mulching, weeding and pruning and lots of tender loving care. Student volunteers from local colleges and universities, as well as middle and high schools help out each year. We also host monthly weeding bees during the summer to encourage sustained public participation in the nursery.

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August 2016

Love our Trees

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UVM Horticultural Farm,
65 Green Mountain Dr
South Burlington, VT 05405 United States
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With help from volunteers, we tend the trees in our nursery with regular fertilizing, mulching, weeding and pruning and lots of tender loving care. Student volunteers from local colleges and universities, as well as middle and high schools help out each year. We also host monthly weeding bees during the summer to encourage sustained public participation in the nursery.

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