Our efforts are intended to increase public awareness of the value of trees and inform the public about trees and tree care. We would be pleased to provide a speaker to make a presentation on any of the following tree-related topics, about our organization, its goals and activities, or you can request a tree-related topic that meets your information needs. Past presentations have been made to homeowners’ associations, garden clubs, church groups, Ruritans, Rotary Club, etc.  Contact us at education3@cvilleareatreestewards.org or write to: Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards, Education Committee, P. O. Box 4211, Charlottesville, VA 22905.


Speaker Topics

Tree Stewards – our goals and activities

Volunteering to support local urban and rural forests

Notable Trees in the area

Enjoying the trees of Piedmont Virginia

Value of trees

Trees and wildlife

How to identify your trees

Threats to your trees (pests, diseases, invasives, development, etc.)

Invasive plant identification and treatment

How to plant a tree

How to care for your trees

How to select the right tree for your space

How to prune your trees