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TREE I.D. WORKSHOP
May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm$40 – $50
BECOME A TREE EXPERT IN ONE AFTERNOON:
PROFESSIONAL ARBORIST TEACHES A SPECIAL HALF-DAY CLASS
Never again will you ask, “Is that an oak or a maple?” Arborist and author Bill Logan leads a half-day workshop that will teach you how to distinguish between maples, oaks, beeches, gingkos, and many other tree species. The day starts with a lesson on how to use the dichotomous classification system that botanists use to identify trees by twig and leaf specimens. After a lunch break, Bill will lead a tour of Green-Wood’s extensive grounds to how you how to put your knowledge to the test. Soon you’ll be recognizing and identifying trees in the field like a pro. This workshop is an enjoyable way to spend a spring afternoon in one of the largest and most varied collections of mature trees in New York City. Green-Wood is an accredited arboretum with over 7,000 trees representing 166 different species.
Participants are encouraged to bring lunch.
Reservations recommended. If the event is not sold out in advance, walk-ups will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis.