$20 member / $35 nonmember
Instructor: Rafael Renteria
Ages 12 and up
There are over sixty species of trees in Houston. Which ones grow in your neighborhood? In this class we’ll learn the basics of tree ID – from tree anatomy to common tree groups and what to look for in the field. We’ll start in the classroom and, weather permitting, we’ll examine real trees on the trails to test our new skills.
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Class will be held rain or shine and will involve an outdoor walk. Please dress for the weather.
Instructor bio: Rafael Renteria has worked with trees since graduating from Texas A&M in 2019. He has worked as a park ranger, tree climber, and tree farm manager with Trees for Houston, and now works as the Arboretum’s Forest Ecologist.