Trees of West Hartford - Inspiring A Love of Trees (NWL)

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Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Age Group: Adult, Teen, Family
Registration for this event is no longer open.


Be inspired by trees! Tree-focused activities from the award winning national Project Learning Tree program will be presented, and participants will leave feeling inspired to share these tips and tools for celebrating trees with all the people in their lives.

About the Presenters

  • Emma Kravet is the Education Director for Connecticut Forest & Park Association and the State Coordinator for the national Project Learning Tree program. She previously worked as a program manager at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
  • Beth Bernard is the Director at the James L. Goodwin Conservation Center in Hampton, CT.  Beth has over 15 years of experience as an environmental educator, including volunteer coordinator and camp director at various environmental and educational organizations including Green Chimneys Children's Services in Carmel, NY and Teatown Lake Reservation in Ossining, NY.

This program is made possible with generous funding from the Thomas F. Kilfoil Memorial Bequest.

TREES OF WEST HARTFORD Supporting Programs
• May 30 [Thursday, 7PM]
     Carl A. Salsedo on “Choosing Native Trees for Connecticut Landscapes”
• June 6 [Thursday, 7PM]
     Emma Kravet and Beth Bernard on “Inspiring a Love of Trees”
• August 7 [Wednesday, 7PM]
     Roderick Waterman on “The Poetry of Trees”
• September 26 [Thursday, 7PM]
     Wadsworth Atheneum with “Trees in Art”
• October 4 [Friday, 4PM]
     Karen Israel on “Drawing Trees Using Charcoal and Pastel”
• October 17 [Thursday, 7PM]
     Frank Kaputa on “Notable Trees in Connecticut (and West Hartford)”
• November 18 [Monday, 7:00PM]
     One World Lecture - "The Not-So-Secret Life of Trees"
• Dec. 3, 2019 – Feb. 28, 2020
     Trees of West Hartford – Juried Art Exhibition

PARKING: There is ample library parking in the nearby Isham Garage. Please bypass the garage payment kiosks and come directly to the lecture in the Noah Webster Library Meeting Room, 20 South Main Street, where you may validate your parking with your license plate number.

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