Tree Identification Workshop (TWAC)

8:00am 12:00pm


Dinosaur State Park
400 West St.
Rocky Hill, CT
United States

The Tree ID Workshop will consist of both indoor and outdoor learning periods. The outdoor sessions will be in the woods on trails. Please dress accordingly and wear proper footwear. Rain or shine.

Be tick smart! Check yourself for ticks afterwards and bring insect repellent, if desired.

Coffee and light breakfast/snacks will be provided. Please bring a reusable water bottle for water.

Registration will be capped at each location. Please register early to secure your enrollment at the location and on the date of your preference.


Dinosaur State Park (Thu, May 7, 2020)
400 West St, Rocky Hill, CT  06067

The arboretum at Dinosaur State Park showcases more than 200 varieties of plants that existed during the Age of Dinosaurs. In addition, there are more than two miles of trails that travel through a wetland and uphill forest providing many opportunities to identify native species in their natural preferred site conditions. The workshop will begin inside the auditorium of the main building.


8:00a Registration and Coffee

8:30a Opening Remarks

8:30a Indoor Morning Session
Classroom presentation of dichotomous key and identification factors of different species.

9:30a - 10:00a Coffee break and divide into small groups

10:00a – 11:30a Outdoor field sessions

11:30a – 12:00p Discussion, Closing Remarks, and CEU Distribution

Continuing Education Credits:

  • CT DEEP 3D Arborist pending
  • Advanced Certified Tree Warden 3.0
  • Int'lSociety of Arboriculture pending