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Learn Your Land with New Canaan Land Trust

June 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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One event on June 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm

Location: Watson-Symington Woodlands

New Canaan’s woodlands are filled with dozens of different tree species, each with their own unique characteristics. Join Aaron Lefland, the Executive Director of the New Canaan Land Trust and Yale Forestry graduate, to learn some of the techniques for identifying these species. Aaron will teach participants how to identify trees by their leaves, branching pattern, and bark texture. He will also discuss each species’ role in forest succession, and explain the important role that each tree plays in our native habitats.

Please note, participants should wear sturdy shoes, and be prepared to walk on wooded, sometimes uneven, terrain.

LOCATION: Watson-Symington Woodlands @ 100-110 Wellesley Dr

TIME SCHEDULE: Tree Identification Walk

12:00-1:30 p.m. PLEASE REGISTER

1:30-3:00 p.m.   PLEASE REGISTER

AARON LEFLAND is the Executive Director the New Canaan Land Trust, where he works to conserve open space, steward the Land Trust’s properties, and foster a connection between our community and its natural resources. Aaron is a recent graduation from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where his research focused on sustainable and community-based forest management.

In Partnership with New Canaan Land Trust.


June 23, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Watson-Symington Woodlands
100-110 Wellesley Dr
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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