Late winter is a great time to study trees. The fifty common native trees in our area provide shade and habitat for backyard wildlife and are the primary components of forests for native wildlife. Trees are easy to learn to recognize and identify by their winter characteristics of bark and twigs. By early spring, many trees will begin to flower.
ZOOM LINK: Available on website to paid and registered members
CLASS LIMIT: 95
INSTRUCTOR: Joe Choiniere is a lifelong naturalist with a BS in Natural History from UMass/Amherst. He has taught hundreds of natural history classes and workshops and has been an instructor for Fitchburg State University.
OPTIONAL BOOKS: Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast by Michael Wojtech, Tree Identification Book: A New Method for the Practical Identification and Recognition of Trees by George Symonds and Stephen Chelminsk.
Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)Assumption University, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609