In the Garden
Tree ID for the Novice (2:00 – 5:00 p.m.)
Have you ever wondered what that tree is growing in your backyard? Or next door? Or at the Arboretum? In this 3-hour workshop, you will learn how to quickly study leaves and use field guides to identify 30 tree species native or naturalized to the Houston area.
No prior botany knowledge
required. Bring a small leaf-covered tree
branch from home for identification.
Recommended field guides will be
available for sale in the Nature Shop.
||Sunday, June 24, 2012
||2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
||After the first hour of learning the various parts of a leaf and their positional relationships, you will confirm the identity of 18 labeled specimens in the classroom using two novice-friendly field guides. The third hour will be spent on our trails using your new skills to correctly identify 12 additional nonlabeled trees.
||No prior botany knowledge required. Bring a small leaf-covered tree branch from home for identification. Recommended field guides will be available for sale in the Nature Shop.
||$30 M / $40NM
|This class is full and now closed to registration. Please contact the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center to inquire about available openings.|
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