Intro to Tree Identification Workshop


Intro to Tree Identification Workshop

July 2 2024

Are you interested in cultivating a deeper connection to the natural world around you?

Join CPAWS Manitoba Environmental Educator Carly Gray as she shares her journey into exploring and identifying native Manitoba plants and trees. During this workshop, participants will explore and practice using free apps, field guides, and other tools to begin their journey into tree identification.

Each participant will also receive a Manitoba Tree Field Guide to take home with them.

This interactive workshop is designed for beginners wanting to dip their toes into naming and learning more about native trees and plants. There will be movement within an area to practice our identification skills.

Please bring a phone or device capable of downloading apps for this event as well as a pen or pencil. We will be downloading Seek (by iNaturalist) for this event.

Note: if you cannot download these apps, no problem! You’ll still have a lot to learn at the workshop.

We recommend wearing comfortable, closed-toe shoes and long pants as we will be walking around our site at Crescent Drive Park.

We will meet at site 3 of Crescent Drive Park.

Weather & Cancellation Policy

We try not to let the weather stop us from getting outside. With the right gear, you can have a great time in most weather conditions.

That being said, safety must always be our top priority. We can’t be outside in a thunderstorm and may need to cancel if roads are hazardous.

Weather forecasts are notoriously unreliable. While we will do our best to monitor and make good judgment calls, there will be times when we decide to cancel and the skies clear and other days when a storm or high winds pop up unexpectedly.

We’ll send out an e-mail alert the day before an event letting registrants know if there’s a good chance we need to cancel. We will check the forecast again a few hours before the event to determine if we can try to go ahead.

About CPAWS Manitoba:

CPAWS Manitoba has been instrumental in establishing 23 new parks and protected areas in our province. That’s an area larger than Lake Winnipeg at nearly 26,000 square kilometres. Our goal is to protect half of Manitoba’s lands and waters.

About the CPAWS Manitoba Nature Club

CPAWS Manitoba’s Nature Club is designed to help Manitobans get outside, make new friends and learn about the wonders of nature.

We’ve developed a wide range of programming and activities to help Manitobans of all ages and abilities enjoy the health and wellness benefits of nature.

Find out more at our website – www.cpawsmb.org – and be sure to subscribe to our events newsletter and follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter so you don’t miss out on upcoming events.

Safety Protocols

CPAWS Manitoba takes the safety of all program participants seriously.

All CPAWS Manitoba staff members have cleared a criminal record and vulnerable sector background check with the Winnipeg Police Department. We adhere to all public health recommendations and guidelines.

CPAWS policy requires that at least one person leading programming that may involve children must be certified in first aid. This applies to staff or to volunteers.


–This programming was made possible thanks to the generous support of Eco Canada, The Conservation Trust, Canada Summer Jobs, the Province of Manitoba – Building Sustainable Communities, Telus, and The Winnipeg Foundation.

Help Keep Manitoba Wild


CPAWS Manitoba has helped establish 23 parks and protected areas thanks to people like you.

With your help, we can protect half our lands and waters for future generations of people and wildlife.