Peoria will host two Sustainable University workshops for residents: Homeowners Tree Care Oct. 22 and Desert Critters – Personal and Home Safety Oct. 26.
Learn the fundamentals of proper tree installation, initial care, growth, development and the benefit of trees for the homeowner and the community at the first workshop from 8 a.m. until noon at the Development and Community Services Building. Each participant will get a free desert-adapted tree to take home at the end of the workshop.
In the second workshop, learn about the reptiles and critters in the Sonoran desert and how to live harmoniously and safely with these mysterious neighbors from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Rio Vista Recreation Center.
Each workshop is free to Peoria residents and $10 for non-residents. Register at peoriaaz.gov/recreation or 623-773-7137.