Trees of West Hartford - Walking Tour with Arborist John Kehoe (NWL)

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Program Type: Lecture/Workshop
Age Group: Adult


SATURDAY 10:30am. WALKING TOUR of the Trees of West Hartford with arborist John Kehoe. Approximately 2 hours.

All walkers please meet by 10:30am on the front lawn between West Hartford Public Library (20 South Main Street) and First Church (12 South Main Street). This tour is co-sponsored by the John P. Webster Library, First Church, West Hartford. 

JUST SHOW UP - NO REGISTRATION NEEDED - Note that portions of this tour will be video recorded.

JOHN KEHOE is a Connecticut Licensed Arborist at the University of Connecticut, Storrs campus. A second generation arborist, he was formerly the City Forester for the City of Hartford and has practiced tree care for more than forty years. He has an Associate of Science Degree from the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at U MASS, Amherst, Massachusetts, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Horticulture from UConn, in Storrs. John enjoys sharing his knowledge of trees and has led walks at many public and private tree collections.

Made possible with a grant from the Thomas F. Kilfoil Memorial Bequest and the West Hartford Library Foundation.

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 5 [Saturday, 10:30am] 
     John Kehoe: "Tree Identification Walk" (approx. 2 hours)
• 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

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