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Tree Care Day 10:30am – 12pm

Ashland has over 400 magnificent trees on the property, including some under which Henry Clay strolled and sat. Come out and learn how to identify and remove invasive species that threaten our trees and become part of our tree care corps! Gloves and some pruners provided. Please bring pruners if you can. Please note that poison ivy is widespread around Ashland’s trees so folks with severe allergies may wish not to partake of this event.




June 15  Sierra Club Tree Identification and Potluck

CatalpaFrom 5:00-6:00, participants will use Peterson’s Field Guide to the Trees, and other tree guides, with assistance from Mary Carol Cooper and Dick Shore, to identify the trees at Ashland.
From 6:30 until dark, a Potluck Supper will take place. Participants will bring some food to share, and their own drinks and tableware. No alcohol please.

This event is free and open to the public for adults and families with children under adult supervision.

Please RSVP by Sunday June 14th to, subject line “Tree Potluck” or by phone at 268-1323. If there is no answer, please leave your name, number coming, and your phone number.


June 27th Ashland Lawn Party

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