Learn how to identify trees correctly

Carlinville, Ill. – To help the public learn more about identifying trees, University of Illinois Extension, Horticulture Educator, Andrew Holsinger will host an interactive three-part educational series designed to provide an overview of tree identification. The Tree Identification Education Series will offer the opportunity for participants to identify trees with training and practice. The series will be held at the Blackburn College Auxiliary Dining Rooms in the Demuzio Campus Center on three different dates: Sept. 30, Oct. 7, and Oct. 14 from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


The three sessions will include:

September 30 – Introduction to tree identification; This session will look at the key identification characteristics of trees.

October 7 – Learn about a variety of different trees and how to identify them.

October 14 – This session will be focused towards youth – youth groups and individuals are encouraged to attend.


Each session will have the first hour with an instructional presentation and the second hour will be spent outdoors on the campus as a hands-on instructional session.


This series is sponsored through a partnership with Blackburn’s Tree Campus USA, Carlinville’s Tree City USA and University of Illinois Extension


There is no charge however we ask that attendees please register so we have adequate handouts. For more information or to register online at go.illlinois.edu/cjmm or call 217.854.9604.


University of Illinois Extension provides practical education that helps people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future. For more information visit the Unit 18 website at https://go.illinois.edu/cjmm or contact your local Extension office.


University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact 217-532-3941. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs. Universidad de Illinois ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en programas y empleo. Si usted necesita un ajuste razonable para participar en este programa, por favor póngase en contacto con nuestra oficina.