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Monthly Lunchtime Tree Walk: “It’s the Time of the Season for Loving, Trees”
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When: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
12:30 PM
Where: Museum Campus
Museum Campus Drive & E McFetridge Drive
Chicago, Illinois  60605
United States

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Come see the splendor of autumn at Chicago’s Museum Campus. In 2009, improvements to Solidarity Drive were undertaken. Many new trees, shrubs, and perennials were planted near the bike trail under Solidarity Drive.

An experienced forester will be guiding a tour of the parkway trees throughout the campus. Several cultivars of varying genera will be examined. Genera include Acer, Betula, Celtis, Crataegus, Malus, Tilia, and Ulmus. 

Topics covered:

Past and Present
Systematic Diversification
Identification References
Surroundings and context clues
Patterns and branching
Habit and Identification 

Meeting Location: McFetridge Dr and Museum Campus Dr

Tour Location: Museum Campus from McFetridge Dr to Columbus Dr

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