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July 2017

Field Course: What do trees know?

July 15, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Starhill Forest Arboretum, 12000 Boy Scout Trail
Petersburg, IL 62675 United States
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$30

Join us for a special event on Saturday, July 15, 9am-1pm, at Starhill Forest Arboretum. Tom Kimmerer, PhD, will lead this hands-on course exploring the new understanding of trees and forests and their means of communication. Dr. Kimmerer is a scientist, author and photographer. He is Chief Scientist at Venerable Trees, Inc., a conservation nonprofit based in Lexington Kentucky. As Chief Scientist, he works with landowners and with other scientists and natural resource management professionals to ensure a future for…

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October 2017

Fall Work Day

October 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Starhill Forest Arboretum, 12000 Boy Scout Trail
Petersburg, IL 62675 United States
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Fall is right around the corner, and there is always work to be done before the cold weather sets in. Lend a hand at the Arboretum at this annual volunteer event as we load green houses, clean up trails, remove invasive species, and various other jobs to prepare for the winter season. Tools and training will be provided. Bring your own gloves, if you have them. At noon, socialize with Friends at a provided lunch. For more information, call 217-632-3685…

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