The Arboretum at Penn State

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Arboretum Conifer Walk

December 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Free

Join The Arboretum at Penn State and Dr. Rick Bates for a walking tour of some of the Arboretum’s conifer species. This walk will focus on I.D., horticultural significance, and landscaping use. Learn how to differentiate between common species and discover conifers that might be a good fit for your lawn or garden.

Instructor

Dr. Rick Bates is a professor of Horticulture in Penn State University’s Department of Plant Science, having joined the department in 2000. He received his Ph.D. in horticulture from Virginia Tech, and his B.S. and M. S. in horticulture from West Virginia University. Rick worked as a county extension agent in Ohio and Virginia and as an assistant professor at Montana State University prior to coming to Penn State. The primary goal of Rick’s research and extension program is to enhance the profitability and competitiveness of the nursery and Christmas tree industry in Pennsylvania, and the U.S.

Fee: Free

Adults (18+) only

Advance registration required: https://bit.ly/3bPEN7v

Details

Date:
December 8, 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens
Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, PA 16802 United States
Website:
arboretum.psu.edu

Organizer

Timothy Gould
Phone:
814-867-4262
Email:
twg5075@psu.edu