Family Program:Tree Detectives at the U.S. National Arboretum
Saturday, September 14, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (ADT)
Tree Detectives is series of family-focused tree tours styled as scavenger hunts. Kids and their families hunt for clues based on leaves, flowers, fruit, bark and other characteristics and use these clues to identify different trees. This is the fourth tree tour of the series.
The closest Metrorail station is Stadium Armory (Blue and Orange Lines). Transfer to the the B2 Metrobus and get off at the stop near the intersection of Bladensburg Road and Rand Place NE. Walk back to sign at R Street and walk down R Street 2 blocks to Arboretum entrance. There is also free parking available on site. We will meet in front of the Visitors Center. Enter the Arboretum through the R Street Entrance Gate.
Lacey S. Brown, ISA Certified Arborist
Who Should Attend?
Tree Detectives is for families with children in 1st through 6th grade. Children must be accompanied by an adult(s) at all times.
It is recommended that participants bring sun protection, bug protection and water for this walk.
Restrooms are available on site.
Casey Trees is a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit established in 2002 committed to restoring, enhancing and protecting the tree canopy of the nation’s capital. To learn more about Casey Trees, visit caseytrees.org.
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