Class Materials

Tree Stewards Manual on the Trees Virginia website

Class 1: Tree Anatomy for Tree Stewards

Class 2: Tree Life Functions

Class 3: Tree Pruning

Class 4: Tree Identification

Class 5: Soils and Urbanization and Tree Planting

Class 6: Right Tree Right Place: Street Tree Planting | Right Approach for Tree Stewards | Quiz

Class 7: Stormwater/Tree Canopy and Common Vines (Invasives and Trees)

Class 8: Tree Pests and Diseases

More class materials to be added weekly!



Additional information and further reading

Pruning videos are at

How to Plant Trees Casey Trees_VATreeStewards_3.3.2015_compressed

Sample Urban Landscape Guidelines

Species ID E Ferguson 3.2014

Tree ID Characteristics E Ferguson 3.2014

2015 Tree Steward Diagnostic Procedures

Common problems with trees in the landscape

Abiotic or Environmental Disorders K Buhls 2013

Steps for diagnosing K Buhls 2013

TS role Right Tree Right Place 2014




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