Guide:
Nom: Roman Popadiouk
Quand
Jour: mai 03, 2014
Heure: 12:30 PM
Durée: 1.0 hr
Langue: English
Départ: The Arboretum, In front of building #72
Fin: same
Quartier: Dow's Lake/Experimental Farm
Distance: 3.0 km
Accès:

Some paths we will take are paved, some are unpaved, and we may be walking on the grass. There may be some stairs.

The Arboretum at Central Experiment Farm



Description

Arboretum

Come walk with Roman Popadiouk to celebrate the heritage collection of trees at the Arboretum at the Central Experimental Farm. The Aboretum is the national historical site which displays a wide range of well-established trees and shrubs, some dating back to 1889 --- the date the Aboretum was established. Many of the trees and shrubs planted in 1889 are now among the largest specimens of their respective species in Canada. 


Route

The walk will follow a circuit through the Arboretum. 


About

Roman Popadiouk is one of the curators of the Arboretum and also co-author with Richard Hinchcliff of For the Love of Trees:  A Guide to Ottawa's Central Experimental Farm Arboretum, a guidebook to the trees and history of the Arboretum.