Tree Identification and Care | GreenThumb GrowTogether

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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GrowTogether with us for Earth Week at Part 2 of the 38th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference! In this workshop, attendees will learn some of the basics of tree identification (branches, buds, leaves), some of the most common street and parks trees in New York City, as well as basic tree biology, to care for trees in or nearby their garden space.

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Facilitated by Will Thomson, Agri-Environmental/Urban Design Forum. Will Thomson is a certified consulting arborist, landscape designer, and green roof professional and holds an MSc in Environmental Science and Ecosystems Management from the American University of Beirut. Since starting a small farm in his home state of New Mexico, he has held a passion for food justice, creating sustainable ecosystems and developing spaces that produce healthy environments and communities.

Rain date: Thursday, April 21, same time. 

Tickets will be available until two days before the event. This will allow us time to prepare for the attendees who have registered in advance. Walk-ins are welcome to attend and observe, but supplies aren't guaranteed.

Please visit the 38th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference Guide for a full list of workshop descriptions, facilitators, and other details.
The guide is also available as a map here

Location

Smiling Hogshead Ranch
25-30 Skillman Avenue Long Island City, Queens, NY
Queens
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

GreenThumb,

Contact Email

greenthumbinfo@parks.nyc.gov

Categories

Education, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Workshops

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