Workshops, Presentations & Field Courses-  Workshops and Presentations are indoor events typically lasting 1-2 hours. Field Courses are outdoor classes lasting 3 to 6 hours that provide detailed hands-on exploration of a topic.  Registration is required for some events.  More events are being added.

  • June 23, 9:30am-1:30pm. Field Course with Beer - What Do Trees Know?  A special edition of our popular field course. At West Sixth Farm, Frankfort, Kentucky. More information here.
  •  July 27-29 Midwest Native Plant Conference. Dr. Kimmerer will discuss "Climate Change and the Future of the Midwest's Forests" on Friday at 4 pm. Midwest Native Plant Society, Bergamo Center, Dayton OH.  Details at the conference web site.
  • There will be more Field Courses and other events in the autumn.   Check our home page and newsletter for updates.

We provide lectures and Field Courses for arboretums, botanical gardens, conservation organizations and schools. In 2017, we provided courses in a 7 states. Over 400 people have attended our Field Courses, and many more have attended our lectures. We can teach courses at your facility, or at local parks or private lands. For Field Courses, we can either charge a ticket fee per person, or your organization can cover our costs. To schedule a phone call to discuss an event, please fill out our Contact Form.

A group visiting one of the largest known bur oak trees. Photo by Rick Showalter

Field Course

Field Course, photo by Jeremy King