identifying common backyard trees

Summer tree identification at Merryspring’s Free Family Fridays

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CAMDEN — Merryspring Nature Center will host a summer tree identification walk as part of its Free Family Fridays series on Friday, August 6, at 10 a.m.

“Tree identification can seem daunting to newcomers,” said Merryspring, in a news release. “Thankfully, there are a few tips and tricks that anybody can understand to better identify Maine’s trees and shrubs.”

This walk for all ages will introduce beginners to identifying common backyard trees by both their leaves and bark.

In the event of heavy rain this program will be canceled.

Free Family Fridays will take place weekly at Merryspring, on Fridays, at 10 a.m., between July 2 and August 20.

Preregistration is necessary for this event, with limited space available. Guests may sign up by contacting Merryspring at 207-236-2239 or

Admission is free to all. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Merryspring is your community nature center offering walking trails, cultivated gardens, wildlife, and ecology and horticulture educational programs all year round. The park is located at the end of Conway Road, just off of Route 1 in Camden behind Hannaford Shopping Plaza. For more information on this program, please contact or call 207-236-2239.

Event Date: 

Fri, 08/06/2021 - 10:00am

Event Location: 

Merryspring Nature Center


Merryspring Nature Center
Camden, ME
United States