Participants will learn how to identify trees by more than just leaves. Twig, bud, and bark characteristics will be discussed. May also examine invasive species, pruning procedures, and ways to improve tree health.
Please wear appropriate attire for light hiking. Water bottle, sunscreen, and insect repellent recommended.
Saturday, October 1 | 9 - 11 am
Fairview Park, 2095 W Eldorado St., Decatur, IL. Please meet by the large pavilion.
Friday, October 7 | 1 - 3 pm
Piatt County Forest Preserve Park, 700 E. Wilson St., Bement, IL
Saturday, October 8 | 9 - 11 am
Weldon Springs State Park, 4734 Weldon Springs Rd., Clinton, IL. Please meet at the Lakeview Hill Picnic Area.
Registration deadline is September 30!
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact the event coordinator or call 217.877.6042. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your needs, when possible.