We will meet at the Hilton Burlington's Mounted Cat Patio at 60 Battery Street in Burlington. The tour is led by Burlington resident and International Society of Arboriculture Board Certified Master Arborist (BCMA) Brian Sullivan.
Why go on the tour?
It's a great way to familiarize yourself with the area and learn about Burlington's urban forest. Fun for the whole family and children 10 and under are FREE!
You'll see unique and common trees - large and small!!
Learn How Trees Function
Learn About Tree Challenges
Trees face many obstacles throughout their lives. Learn how trees adapt and respond to variable stresses like wind, competition, nutrient deficiencies, and mechanical damage.
What's going to happen?
We'll go on a moderately paced walking tour as we look at, identify and discuss the role trees play in our lives.
Learn how and why trees function. All trees have basic requirements in order to live, grow and reproduce.
Learn how to identify some common tree species of New England and some species introduced to urban areas.
We'll cover the environmental, aesthetic, economic, psychological and social benefits that trees provide.