Como Park Self-Guided Tree Identification Trek
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The Environment Committee of the Como Community Council, as part of its educational activity, has organized a self-guided, pictorial tree identification program. Our intention is to introduce Como Park users to the variety of interesting tree flora in the park, some of which are quite unique. Understanding some of our tree species will lead to a greater appreciation of the botanical treasures found in the park. The location of each tree can be found on the accompanying map (click here to download PDF).

The original Tree Trek was created in 2011 by committee member Chet Mirocha. A decade later (after Chet's passing), his daughter Stephanie revived the Trek. The committee is in the process of doubling the number of trees that are identified and will be available in the self-guided tour. Sign up for the next guided Tree Trek, scheduled for June 26, 2021.

The trees that you will find on the identification trek are:
Austrian Pine
Black Locust
Black Walnut
Bur Oak
Douglas Fir
Green Ash
Honey Locus
Kentucky Coffee
Ohio Buckeye
Ponderosa Pine
Red Oak
Scotch Pine
White Fir
White Pine

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