Winter Twig Identification

Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve
2600 SW Hillsboro Highway
Hillsboro, OR 97123
United States

When the leaves are missing, what can you rely on to identify our common deciduous trees and shrubs? All you need to know are the characteristics of their twigs, bark and fruit. This class begins indoors to learn some basic terminology and then ventures outside where you can put your new-found knowledge to the test - in a fun way!

12 -- Adult

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Education Center
Steve Engel
49500       Sat          1/9           1 -- 4 pm
Free, pre-registration required

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve Education Building
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Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve is a facility of the City of Hillsboro Parks & Recreation Department bordering the Tualatin River in SW Hillsboro. Features include: 635 acres of wetlands undergoing an active restoration program and riparian forest with four miles of walking trails. A pollinator garden with active mason bee nests, benches and sheltered overlook of preserve. A designated Important Bird Area for wintering waterfowl. Over 200 species of birds have been recorded. Trails are open dawn to dusk. Pets and bicycles are not allowed on the trails. Education Center Building open 10am-4pm daily: real bald eagle nest, interpretive displays, nature store, classroom, restrooms.

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Steve Engel
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