Native Conifers of the Northwest

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Hoyt Arboretum Friends
4000 SW Fairview Blvd.
Portland, OR 97221
United States

Expand your knowledge of native conifers with Instructor Ken Denniston, author

of Ken will help you identify the local conifers of northwest Oregon. The

workshop will include classroom instruction and, weather permitting, a tour of native conifers in

Hoyt Arboretum. Learn easy ways to distinguish each conifer species using both photos and

specimens. Class attendees will receive a handy cheat sheet to identify native conifers with

99% accuracy.

About the instructor: Ken Denniston has been hiking the forests of Oregon for over 50 years. During that time, he has learned how to identify each species of our native conifers.  Recently, he completed the Oregon Master Naturalist Program from Oregon State University. He is the author of the Northwest Conifers website ( and volunteers at Hoyt Arboretum, leading tours of the native trees in the conifer collection.

Hoyt Arboretum Visitor's Center
Venue Details: 
Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF) is a membership-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working in partnership with Portland Parks and Recreation. Its mission is to maintain, improve and support Hoyt Arboretum and its collection for all people through advocacy, resources, awareness and education.
$15/HAF member, $20/non-member

Contact Information

Contact Name: 
Becky Schreiber
Contact Phone: 
(503) 823-1649
Contact Email: