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Tree Identification Workshop

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 -
8:30am - 12:00pm
This program is for anyone interested in learning how to identify trees. Families are encouraged to participate. Through a combination of classroom instruction and a field tour, you will learn the most common trees found around Bolivar.

3 Hours Category I CLE Credits

Where

Bolivar County Agriculture Center
(Milton and Clarence Smith Building)
406 North Martin Luther King Drive
Cleveland, MS 38732
 
We will meet at the Bolivar County Agriculture Center (Milton and Clarence Smith Building) for a brief program. We will then travel to Dahomey National Wildlife Refuge for the field tour. Please wear field clothes, boots, and insect repellant! Be prepared to walk on occasionally difficult terrain. 
 
Registration is $10 per person, $15 for two family members.
The fee covers reference materials and refreshments. Space is limited.
Register by October 1, 2019. Make check payable to: Mid Delta Forest, Woodland and Wildlife Association. Mail to: Laura Giaccaglia, Extension Agent, P.O. Box 1678 Cleveland, MS 38732.
 

Agenda

8:30 - 9:00am
  • Registration
 
9:00 - 9:30 am
  • Tree Id Principles
  • Leaf shape & arrangement
  • Flowers, fruit, & bark
9:30 - 11:45 am
  • Field Tour
11:45 - 12 noon
  • Final Questions
  • Complete course
  • Evaluation
12:00 noon
  • Adjourn
Individuals who require special accommodations to participate should contact the Bolivar County Extension Office to make their request prior to the program. Contact should be timely to ensure appropriate accommodation.

You are encouraged to become a member of the Mid Delta Forest, Woodland and Wildlife Association. Its purpose is to promote, develop, and protect the forest and natural resources in our community for the best interest of present and future generations.

This organization also acts as the local “Voice of Forestry.” The membership conducts public affairs, communications, and educational programs that promote a better understanding of the environment and forest management. If interested, contact your county extension director about joining.
 

Sponsors

Mid Delta Forest, Woodland and Wildlife Association
Sustainable Forestry Initiative
Mississippi State University Extension Service
 

For More Information

Laura Giccaglia 662-843-8362
Brady Self 662-226-6000

 

Department: Forestry, MSU Extension- Bolivar County
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Associate Extension Professor
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