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Division: Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
Department: Lang College
Course Number: LWEL 2208
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: Yes
In this course, students are trained to receive Citizen Tree Pruner Certification from Trees New York, a local environmental advocacy organization. The course consists of eight hours of classroom training and four hours of field training by a Trees New York Forester. Training covers topics including street tree identification, maintenance, and pruning skills. Upon passing a final examination, students will be certified to legally prune trees owned by the City of New York. The balance of the course introduces students to concepts in community forestry, with a final project focused on mapping the urban forest for a New York City neighborhood.
Open to Undergraduate students.