Urban Forestry events April 6, 11, 12

Vancouver’s Urban Forestry team will host three events this April, which is Washington’s Arbor Month. The first event, a workshop on identifying and managing hazardous trees, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 6, in the Elm Room at the Marshall Community Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd. A local certified arborist and tree risk assessor will be on hand to answer tree-care questions. Attendees will also see a screening of the film Treeverse. RSVP to 360-487-8308. Wednesday, April 11, is the date of the city’s Arbor Day celebration from 11 a.m. to noon at City Hall, 415 W. 6th St., and will feature an official tree planting ceremony, Mac Award recognitions, free seedlings, kids’ activities, and a reading of The Lorax. From 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, tree-lovers can attend “Caring for and Pruning Your Landscape Trees” in the Marshall Community Center’s Elm Room. Participants will learn pruning basics, such as when and how to make pruning cuts and overall pruning strategies. RSVP to 360-487-8308. For more details, visit the NeighborWoods website.