Parks & Recreation > Poulsbo Tree Board & Urban Forestry Program
The Poulsbo Tree Board was established in 1997 to advise and educate the Mayor, City Council and citizens on issues pertaining to trees in the city. This includes the promoting of responsible planting of trees on public and private property; promoting public education and proper tree maintenance of trees; advocating trees within the city; providing for aesthetics within the city through the formulation and implementation of tree programs; developing innovative and joint funding for tree projects from a variety of sources; and providing the Mayor and the City Council with a yearly report regarding Tree Board activities.
Upcoming Tree Board Classes
To register for these free classes, please click here for Online Registration.
Pruning Mini-Series Become a more confident and successful tree pruner! The Poulsbo Tree Board is pleased to present several different pruning classes in March. You may take any or all of them. Instructors will include ISA Certified Arborists and Poulsbo Tree Board members. This class is free, but please register in advance for planning purposes, call 360-779-9898 or register online.
The Basics of Pruning Trees Understanding tree structure, growth and response is as important for successful pruning as knowing how to make proper pruning cuts. Join Poulsbo Tree Board members and ISA Certified Arborists in this class to learn the basics of tree growth and structure, types of pruning cuts, and what responses to expect from your cuts. This class is free, but please register in advance for planning purposes, call 360-779-9898 or register online. Recreation Center Classroom.
Tue Mar 5 7-8:30p FREE!
Pruning Ornamental Trees Ornamental trees provide many benefits in any landscape or garden, both aesthetic and functional. Different species and varieties of trees often have different pruning needs. In this free class, ISA Certified Arborists and Poulsbo Tree Board members will demonstrate how to prune a variety of common ornamental trees found in the Puget Sound region. This class is free, but please register in advance for planning purposes, call 360-779-9898 or register online. Nelson Park, Poulsbo.
Sun Mar 10 1-3p FREE!
Pruning Fruit Trees Did you know that late winter is the best time to prune your trees? Come join the Poulsbo Tree Board and ISA Certified Arborists at a free fruit tree pruning demonstration. Learn tips on how to increase fruit production, improve branch structure, and renovate older, non-productive trees. This class is free, but please register in advance for planning purposes, call 360-779-9898 or register online. Austurbruin Park, Poulsbo.
Sun Mar 17 1-3p FREE!
Current Board Members
- Jenise Bauman, Chairperson
- Bess Bronstein
- Janet Brown
- Joan Hett
- Gayle Larson
- Jim Leary
- Joe Seals
Next Tree Board Meeting: Monday, November 12, 2018