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Tree and Shrub Identification Course (Three Day Course)

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Goodwin Forest Conservation Education Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

Learning how to identify trees and other woody plants requires patience and lots of practice. If you're not sure where to begin on your journey, come to the Goodwin Conservation Center for a three-part series on woody plant identification.  This class will be taught by special guest Nancy Marek, Nancy is a professional forester who works at the University of Connecticut as a forest planner for private landowners. She has been working with trees and plants for over 20 years, and has taught tree identification and forest ecology at the New York Botanical Garden.

This course is THREE CONSECUTIVE THURSDAYS.  You will get the most out of the class if you attend ALL THREE SESSIONS.  If you are only able to attend one or two, you will still be asked to pay the full Registration Fee.



Thursday, August 13th

Thursday, August 20th

Thursday, August 27th




Inclement Weather: 
Rain or Shine
Registration Fee: 
$40 for Members/$65 for Non-Members
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Emma Lorusso
(860) 455-9534

This free event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.