Trees and Shrubs II

Trees and Shrubs II - NRT133

Students will learn how to identify plants located in and around the upper Great Lakes region including native deciduous trees and shrubs, native herbaceous and dwarf woody plants, and woody and herbaceous plants considered invasive. Focus will be on gaining skills enabling the identification of trees and shrubs in leaf-off conditions using twig, bark, silhouette, reproductive structures and other unique identifying features, and identification of herbaceous and dwarf woody plants using foliage and floral characteristics. The silvics of the tree species will be studied to complement their identification. Predominately delivered outdoors in the field in all weather conditions.