MNPS Field Trip: Tree Anatomy Walk

  • 11/05/2011
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Wheaton Regional Park

Sponsoring Organization: MNPS, Shannon Tree

Leader: Richard Murray, arborist

The walk will look at tree architecture, branching patterns, and contrast how trees adapt to environmental influences (woods, edge and open settings). Aging stages, defect patterns and how trees compensate for wounding will be discussed.

Directions: Arcola Ave. to Orebaugh Ave. into Wheaton Regional Park, go to parking lot near dog park.

Note: Easy walk. Heavy rain cancels.

More Information: email Richard at 1 week prior to the event.

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