Tree Identification Workshop (TWAC)

8:00am 12:00pm


Brooksvale Park
524 Brooksvale Ave
Hamden, 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.


Brooksvale Park (Thu, May 14, 2020)
524 Brooksvale Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

A 500-acre public park owned by the Town of Hamden with animals, gardens, maple-syruping, and trails. There is a tree identification trail with 24 different species. The workshop will begin at the Veteran’s Memorial Building. Please use the north entrance to the park and follow signs up the hill and past the small playground and barns.



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