Tree Workshop presented at Oracle Fire Department

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Oracle Fire Department and Firewise Committee presents a workshop on tree maintenance and making properties more firewise. John Hernandez | Miner

San Manuel Miner

Oracle Firewise teamed up with the Arizona Forestry Division to host a Tree Workshop presented by the Arizona Community Tree Council. About 50 residents attended the workshop held at the Oracle Fire Department on July 18. The Arizona Community Tree Council is, “dedicated to the care and planting of Arizona trees from seed to shade to sustainability.”

Alix Rogstad, program manager for the State Forestry Division and Tom Ellis of the Arizona Community Tree Council spoke and answered questions during the free educational workshop. Those in attendance learned how to select, plant and maintain their trees. They were also instructed on how to protect their homes against wild fires. This is one of many educational programs provided by the Oracle Firewise Board in maintaining Oracle as a Firewise Community.

John Hernandez (656 Posts)

John Hernandez lives in Oracle. He is retired and enjoys writing and traveling. He is active in the Oracle Historical Society. He covers numerous public events, researches historical features and writes business/artist profiles.


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    San Manuel seniors nab more than $1.9 M in scholarships

    May 23rd, 2018
    by

      This year, graduating students at San Manuel High School broke the record for amount of scholarships awarded, earning more […]


    Oracle hopping this weekend with events

    May 16th, 2018
    by

      The town of Oracle was busy with different events this weekend.   On Saturday, Waldo’s Gym hosted a health […]


    Monday lunches at the Oracle Community Center are popular (and yummy!)

    May 16th, 2018
    by

      The Monday lunches at the Oracle Community Center are becoming popular. Every Monday at noon, lunch is served. The […]


    Phoenix baseball team adopts Oracle as mascot

    May 16th, 2018
    by

    About a month ago, the San Manuel Miner published a letter to the editor from a young baseball player in […]


  • Additional Stories

    Oracle Schools Foundation hosts games month project

    May 9th, 2018
    by

      With the advent of spring and warmer weather in SaddleBrooke, the games got hotter, as approximately two hundred residents […]


    Waldo’s Gym in Oracle to host health fair

    May 9th, 2018
    by

      The award-winning Waldo’s Gym in Oracle will be hosting a health fair. The first Waldo’s Gym Health & Fitness […]


    Pinal County gives Oracle heli-pad a fresh coat of paint

    May 9th, 2018
    by

      The emergency landing area for the helicopter transport in Oracle has been repainted. The Oracle Briggs Heli-Spot located by […]


    Congressman O’Halleran visits Oracle

    May 9th, 2018
    by

      Arizona Congressman Tom O’Halleran was in Oracle on Friday May 5, 2018. The Congressman was the guest at the […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger