Community GroundWorks: hosting a “way cool” career day

Career D: Garrett showing how to safely climb trees as part of a forestry management jobay had an outdoor theme for 25 high school aged students—mostly under-served youth—who spent the day at Community GroundWorks.  There were interactive workshops from professionals informing the kids about careers in urban forestry, horticulture, landscape architecture, and other fields.

“Man, this is not something I ever thought about,” said one student, “but why not?  That guy up in the tree was way cool.”