August 23, 2014, Hickory (Carya) Tree ID Workshop, Dunwoody Library, DeKalb County

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Meet:  10:00 AM,  at Dunwoody Library in the Williams Room Description:  Hickory (Carya) Tree Identification Workshop. The morning session at the library will be an earnest attempt to teach participants how to identify the eleven species of Hickories found in Georgia, in the summer condition, mostly using leaf characteristics. This session will last until ~1:00pm. Then most will enjoy lunch at a local Mexican Restaurant. Following lunch (weather permitting) we will drive to the Big Trees Forest Preserve in Sandy Springs for a walk and to apply the knowledge gained at the workshop in the field. Directions:  From the West, take I-285E to Exit 29. Turn left onto Ashford-Dunwoody Rd. Bear right onto Mt. Vernon Rd. Turn right on Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd. The Library is on the left. From the East, take I-285 North or West to Exit 29. Turn right onto Ashford-Dunwoody Rd. Continue right on Mt. Vernon Rd. Follow as above. Library address: 5339 Chamblee-Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, GA  30338. Bring: If you have these items, please bring: hand lens, measuring tool and either “Native Trees of the Southeast” by Kirkman, Brown & Leopold or “Trees of Georgia and Adjacent States” by Brown & Kirkman. Facilities: On site. Lunch: At local Mexican Restaurant or on your own. Leader(s): Richard & Teresa Ware – 706-232-3435 – (cell) 706-766-5143 – gabotany@comcast.net