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Giants of the Forest

  • Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy’s Mill Road Philadelphia, Pa. (map)

The largest tree in the Schuylkill Center’s forest is a silver maple—more than 100 years old and 12 feet in diameter. Learn how to identify these trees based on their winter characteristics, such as shape and bark pattern. Attendees will hear about the history of the land and how human use has influenced the forest.



Later Event: January 21
Seed Starting 101