Guided Tree Walk at River Walk

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Enjoy a free, guided exploration of the riverine forest.

Join Massachusetts Certified Arborist Tom Ingersoll to learn about the great variety of native tree and shrub species that are essential to the River Walk’s healthy habitat. This year we focus on River Walk’s upper section, a deeply wooded area with specific advantages and challenges. Meet at the River Walk entrance on Dresser Ave. in downtown Great Barrington.

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Thank you to our event sponsors: The Berkshire Co-op Market, Wards Nursery and Garden Center, Jane Iredale, CDCSB

Tom Ingersoll has been in the tree care field for 25 years. He is an ISA Certified Arborist, Massachusetts Certified Arborist, Connecticut Licensed Supervising Arborist, and NOFA Accredited Organic Land Care Professional. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Berkshire Botanical Garden and is a founder of the Sheffield Tree Project, a Community Forestry effort in his hometown Sheffield, where the group has planted and cared for 200 trees over the last 20 years.
He is a Dad with two grown kids, recording artist with 3 CDs of original folk-rock, and owner of Ingersoll Land Care, a Sheffield contracting company that provides landscape design, installation and maintenance; tree care, plant health care and stone masonry.
Tom is a player-manager for the Great Barrington Millers adult baseball team, and enjoys teaching and all things outdoors.

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Learn about the native trees of riparian forest at River Walk

Tom Ingersoll to lead a guided tree walk at River Walk in Great Barrington, MA