Bark: A Multi-Sensory Experience of Trees

October 15, 2015

Bark by Michael Wojtech

Bark: A Multi-Sensory Experience of Trees

Michael Wojtech, Natualist, Author, and Educator
1 Session: Sunday, November 8, 9:00am–1:00pm
Location: Hunnewell Building
Explore the wonderful variety of bark textures, shapes, thicknesses, and colors, which are always-visible clues to tree identity. Through presentations and a series of participatory exercises, learn how to identify tree species by their bark, and uncover why such a variety of bark characteristics exist. See, touch, smell, and trace the contours of bark to hone perceptive skills and deepen intimacy with trees and the places where they grow. Class will meet indoors and in the landscape of the Arnold Arboretum. Open to tree enthusiasts at all levels of experience. Michael will be available to sign copies of his book, “Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast.” For more details visit: www.knowyourtrees.com.
Fee $55 member, $70 nonmember

Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.

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