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Tree Worker Basics

December 10, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until January 23, 2020

Instructor: Carson Sprenger

By Glenn Hendrick


Tree Worker Basics Course, Orcas Island, December 5th 2019-February 1, 2020

In partnership with Rain Shadow Consulting, the San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) will offer a free 6-week training in tree work and arboriculture, beginning December 5th. This course is sponsored by Walt Corbin and the Kiwanis Club of Orcas.

The course will be taught at the Rain Shadow Consulting office by Carson Sprenger, who has over 20 years of experience working in the forests of the San Juan Islands. This program is intended to benefit participating students as well as local companies in need of skilled employees. The hands-on curriculum has been designed for students and career changers interested in working in the tree care/tree service and landscaping trades.

This six-week course will run from 5:30-7:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays from December 5th 2019 through January 23rd 2020, with a break for the holidays from December 19th-January 7th, and one on-site day on Saturday, February 1st.  This course is free to residents of San Juan County, except for a filing fee of $10.

To Apply for this program, please fill out and return the application form along with your $10 filing fee to the San Juan County EDC by 5pm on Thursday, November 21st. Applications can be submitting by email to glenn@sanjuansedc.org or by mail to the San Juan County EDC, PO Box 3053, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, or in person to the EDC office at 849 Spring Spring St, Friday Harbor.

Event Location

Rain Shadow Consulting
365 North Beach Rd, Suite 104
Eastsound, WA 98245



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