Introduction to Tree Identification - Croxteth

About the course

Introduction:

This short course will introduce you the ways of identifying trees in all seasons including how and why trees are scientifically named.

What are the entry requirements?

An interest in learning about the trees of Croxteth Hall.

How long is the course?

1 day 9am-4pm

What will the course involve?

The course is theory based in the morning with a practical tree identification walk around the grounds of Croxteth Hall in the afternoon.

How long will I be learning?

1 day, 9am – 4pm

What equipment will I need?

Sensible footwear, clothes appropriate for the weather

How will I know if I am making progress?

You should be able to identify different identifying features that aid identification of trees in all seasons including, buds, leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, form and habit.

What course work will I be expected to complete?

There is no course work attached to this course although you will be given hand-outs to read at your leisure.

What can I expect to learn from this course?

- Taxonomic hierarchy & the binomial system

- How to identify trees in all seasons using, buds, leaves, bark, flowers, fruit, form and habit

- Practical tree identification session

What other training programmes and progression opportunities are there?

TBA