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Ancient Trees of North America
March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pmSee Details
Take a photographic journey across North America to see the oldest trees starting in the White Mountains of California where will learn about 5,000-year old Bristlecone Pine trees. Our journey will also take us see other ancient trees including Whitebark and Foxtail Pines, Redwoods and Sequoias that live for 2,000 years or more. We’ll finish in NH where we’ll learn that we have the oldest broad-leaved tree in North America, the Black Gum and an ancient Eastern Red Cedar growing on a cliff. We will describe how scientist determine a trees age and learn how important dendrochronology is in understanding the effects of climate change on trees.