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EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful provides a variety of  educational opportunities throughout the year through collaboration with experts in the horticulture field.

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CAREY HAMMETT 
TREE SCHOOL

A free, comprehensive, accredited one day seminar on all aspects of urban arboriculture. The program is held each year at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center. To become a sponsor, please email friendsofjeffersonthebeautiful@gmail.comThe next Tree School will be held October 2, 2024.

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EDUCATIONAL  MEETINGS

Informative meetings with speakers on topics of civic and horticultural interest, produced several times during the year.  Check back for details on our next meeting.

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DEDICATION CEREMONY

A tree dedication ceremony is held during the year for those who have had a tree planted in honor or memory of a loved one.  Trees are planted in Lafreniere Park and a memorial plaque is dispalyed in the foundation center at Lafreniere with the name of the person or family the tree is dedicated in memory or honor of. Check back for our next dedication ceremony.

EVENTS

June 6, 2024      Friends Presentation at Metairie Rotary

June 13, 2024    Board Meeting

August 15 ,2024 Board Meeting

October 2, 2024 Carey Hammett Tree School

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