Tree Identification for Beginners

image courtesy The Tree Seen
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Taught by Lisa Nett

Lisa hails from the tree filled state of Wisconsin. She studied forestry at UW-Madison, and the art of firewood stacking on the family dairy farm. She rolls through the city streets on a trusty Schwinn while sneaking peeks at the passing trees. Check out Lisa's tree-focused Tumblr, The Tree Seen, or follow her on Twitter, @lisa_nett

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Get outside and learn to identify trees by the details: bark, buds, leaves and tree form. Class will start with an overview of identification terminology and practice outside in the field. Join us for a gambol around the neighborhood and get to know some street trees!

Walks happen rain or shine and exact meeting locations will be emailed to you the day before the tour. 

Please select your preferred session from the drop down menu on the next page: 

 
Saturday, September 23; in Prospect Park; 10:30-noon 
Sunday, September 24; in Prospect Park, 10:30am-noon
Sunday, September 24; in Prospect Park, 12:30pm-2pm

Exact meeting instructions will be sent the day before the walk. 

 

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