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

$13
Sat, Sept 29, 10am-11:30am: Prospect Park Walk SOLD OUT, Sat, Oct 6, 10am-11:30am: Prospect Heights Walk, Sun, Oct 14, 10am-11:30am: Prospect Park Walk, or Sat, Oct 27, 10am-11:30am: Prospect Park Walk

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. You'll be outside for the entirety of the walk, so please be sure to dress for the weather. 

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

Sat, Sept 29, 10am-11:30am - meets in Prospect Park
Sat, Oct 6, 10am-11:30am - meets at the Prospect Heights Brainery (190 Underhill Ave)
Sun, Oct 14, 10am-11:30am - meets in Prospect Park
Sat, Oct 27, 10am-11:30am - meets in Prospect Park
 
Exact meeting instructions will be sent the day before the walk. These walks are intended for adults! 

 

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