The Hidden Life of Trees




Class Description

Join Sarah and Alan Ward for class discussions focusing on some of the recent literature describing how trees com-municate, defend and nurture. Changes in forests due to climate change will also be discussed. David Moon, Sanctuary Director, Mass Audubon at Joppa Flats will present at one of the classes. Source books are: The Trees in my Forest, Bernd Heinrich, Reading the Forested Landscape, Tom Wessels, and The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben. We request participants to familiarize themselves with at least one of these books as they will be a starting point for group discussions.

Three, 2-hour sessions, Mondays, 10:00 a.m. – noon.
Begins October 21, 2019. Newburyport Public Library.
Cost $30. Class limit: 15.

Alan Ward is a retired physician founder of Holistic Family Practice, Newbury and landscape photographer.
Sarah Seabury Ward is a retired teacher & founder of the Nature Connection, Concord. She now works as a sculptor. They are both finely tuned to nature and will share their love of trees, woods and forests with the class.