“Identifying the Trees in Your Woods” offered by A DAY in the WOODS on August 12

One of the first steps to improving your woodland is to know the species of trees that grow there.  With dozens of tree species on the typical woodland property in Appalachian Ohio, this can be a formidable task.  “Identifying the Trees in Your Woods” will introduce you a simple leaf key to guide you through the process.  You will have the opportunity to use the key to identify a wide assortment of tree samples in the classroom, then explore the diverse woodlands at the Vinton Furnace State Forest  with experienced foresters.  This will help to reinforce your leaf identification skills and to help you to learn to use other characteristics, such as bark, twigs and buds, tree form and shape, and even site or location to help you identify trees.


This program will take place at the Vinton Furnace State Forest (Directions – Experimental Forest)

and runs from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM.   A registration fee of $12 will cover the cost of lunch and your copy of Leaf Identification Key to Eighty-eight Ohio Trees


Please use one of the following methods to register by August 8:


For  brochures and more information upcomming programs visit: ADIW BROCHURE


Don’t forget to check out our tree identification videos at: go.osu.edu/treeid


 “A Day in the Woods” and the “2nd Friday Series” are sponsored by the Education and Demonstration Subcommittee of the Vinton Furnace State Forest with support from Ohio State University Extension, ODNR-Divisions of Forestry and Wildlife, U.S. Forest Service, Vinton Soil and Water Conservation District, Central State University Extension, National Wild Turkey Federation, Pixelle Specialty Solutions, Ohio Tree Farm Committee, Ohio Forestry Association, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Hocking College,  Ruffed Grouse Society, Ohio Bird Conservation Initiative, Pheasants and Quail Forever, and Ohio’s SFI Implementation Committee.


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