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Blooms and Branches: Field Study with Dr. David Hewitt

June 8, 2013 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 am

Gather tips, find out how to use an identification tool called a dichotomous key, enjoy the garden, and learn a bit of its history! Dr. David Hewitt, a research associate at the Academy of Natural Sciences, will use the buds, bark, and blossoms of the historic trees in Bartram’s Garden to help you learn tree identification techniques.

$20 Bartram Members and Academy of Natural Science members
$25 Non-members
Teachers can earn three Act 48 credits
Rain date: Saturday June 15
Details, including meeting locations and what to bring, will be provided upon registration.
Call 215-299-1060 to register.
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Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Follow the Schuylkill River Trail from the North Mile to 56th Street and beyond.

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants and grow your own food.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.