Event Calendar

Event Calendar

Our events calendar lists upcoming activities for Tree Spotters and the general public. Find descriptions of our activities below. You can register for upcoming training sessions and Botany Blasts on the Arboretum’s Monthly Calendar.

For concerns about inclement weather during any of our Tree Spotters events, text or call Suzanne Mrozak at 857-321-2825.



Event Descriptions

New Tree Spotters training sessions

New Tree Spotters must attend one Basic Training followed by any Beyond the Basics class.

Basic Training

  • Provides a foundation for new volunteers to understand the program and its requirements.
  • Offered through spring and once in fall.
  • 1½ hours, indoors.
  • Registration required

Beyond the Basics Training

  • Focuses on observing phenology and collecting/entering data.
  • Offered through spring and once in fall.
  • 2½ hours with an outdoor component.
  • Registration required

Refresher training sessions

  • Offered in spring to previously-trained Tree Spotters.
  • Provide a review of concepts and program updates.
  • Registration required

Focus Tree Gatherings

  • Meet monthly at one of our trees. (Approximately 30-45 minutes.)
  • Tree Spotter team members talk about the tree’s life cycle and share some fun facts.
  • Record observations.
  • March through November.
  • Open to trained Tree Spotters and the general public

Spotting Together

  • Monthly walks led by one or more of the Tree Spotters Team members. (Approximately 1 hr.)
  • Visit specific trees that are of particular interest at the time.
  • Record observations.
  • March through November.
  • Open to Trained Tree Spotters

Botany Blasts

  • Guest lectures on a range of botany, phenology and ecology-related topics. (Approximately 1 hr.)
  • December through February.
  • Open to trained Tree Spotters and the general public