AL Native Trees Ag & Stewardship Workshop
Time & Location
About the Event
The Pike Road Ag & Stewardship Club is celebrating Alabama Arbor Week with an Alabama Native Trees workshop on Feb. 26. The workshop will be led by Dr. Nancy Loewenstein, ACES Extension Specialist in Forestry & Wildlife Sciences.
Learning how to identify native trees for your yard is vital to preserving an areas biodiversity and ensuring that your landscape dreams have the best chance of becoming reality. During this presentation, we will discuss:
- The importance of Alabama native trees to our local ecosystem
- Native tree options to consider for your residential property
- Invasive tree species to avoid.
This is a free event, but registration is required. Please click here to register!
The last full week in February is designated as Alabama Arbor Week. We encourage you to join us as we learn about Alabama's native trees and their importance on Friday, Feb. 26. Whether you are able to attend the webinar or not, the Alabama Extension has a variety of arbor and forestry-related resources available on their website, www.aces.edu. Click here to access one of ACES' digital publications, A Key to Common Native Trees of Alabama. This PDF will help you identify nearly 70 Alabama trees, and grab your colored pencils - it may be fun to color as you go!
Native Trees is the February installation of the 2021 Agriculture & Stewardship Seminar Series. This event is presented in partnership by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and the Town of Pike Road's Ag & Stewardship Club, an ENHANCE initiative committee. Questions about this event or the Ag & Stewardship Club? Email Community Involvement Coordinator Katy Brasfield at firstname.lastname@example.org!