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Summer Tree ID Made Easy

This session presents the basic types of leaves, their characteristics, and how to use a "tree key" for identification.

The identification of trees by their leaves is perhaps the easiest way to distinguish one species from another. This session presents the basic types of leaves, their characteristics, and how to use a "tree key" for identification. Old and young alike will benefit from learning this valuable skill. Before attending this webinar, each participant should download and print out the 4-H Summer Key for Pennsylvania Trees that used during the session. This is a 1.5 hour webinar for ages 8 to 108 years old.

Speakers

Sanford "Sandy" Smith, Youth and Natural Resources Extension Specialist, Penn State School of Forest Resources