Join forester Ethan Pierce this Saturday, Aug. 9, at from 10 to 11:30 a.m., for a morning of surveying trees at Denning’s Point. Saturday’s Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries tour will focus on tree identification and forest health, while uncovering the history of the woods at Denning’s Point.
Currently serving as Mohonk Preserve’s forester and conservation specialist, Pierce is a forester, naturalist and natural born tree hunter. Having spent countless hours beneath the trees of the Catskill Mountains and the Shawangunk Ridge, his studies of forestry were conducted at the University of New Hampshire. He has traveled to the forests of Costa Rica, New Zealand, Spain, Canada and Finland.
There is no charge, but a suggested donation of $10, and pre-registration can be done through bire.org.