The Essex Calendar is the quickest and easiest way to discover what’s happening in and around Essex, NY. In addition to the calendar view, you can view a list of upcoming events and add an event. (Lost your password?)
NOTICE In light of the COVID-19 many events in the country and our community are being canceled or postponed. We will do our best to update events, but we recommend you double-check with the venue/event organizer to confirm scheduled events are taking place before attending.
- This event has passed.
Bark: Get to Know Your Trees (Field Class)
October 11, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm| $45
The traits typically used to describe trees—leaves, twigs, and buds—are often hard to see or seasonally absent. Join Michael for an exploration of bark, which is always visible, in any season. As you hone your perceptive abilities you will learn about a system for identifying tree species by their bark, and discover why such a variety of bark characteristics exist. Why do some species have smooth bark, while on others it is thick and broken? Why does bark peel? Open to naturalists at all levels of experience.
10/10 Friday evening presentation (7-9 p.m.) $10 Suggested Donation. No reservation necessary.
10/11 Saturday field class (9 am. -1 p.m) $45 per participant. Pre-registration is required and space will be limited–contact Elizabeth Lee to reserve your place and learn more.