Tree and Shrub Identification - Writtle University College
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Tree and Shrub Identification

About the Course

This practical-based workshop will look at methods of identifying trees and shrubs using the extensive grounds of Writtle University College.

The day aims to enable participants to identify the main native and naturalised broad-leaved trees and shrubs found in the grounds. It will focus on identification from bark, twigs, buds, seeds and fruit of the trees.

We will also look at evergreen shrubs and conifers.

Please bring in any of your own unidentified plants to share with the group.

Entry Requirements

Participants are required to bring an A4 notepad, pen, pencil and outdoor clothing appropriate for the weather, including sturdy footwear.(Steel toe caps preferred)

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Participants are advised to bring a packed lunch and all refreshments needed for the day.

Course Dates

Friday 19 February 2021 (10:00am to 3:30pm)

£95 per person (12 places available)


For group bookings please contact Michelle Williams 01245 424287