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Western NAA Field Day at Ash Hollow

8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Ash Hollow
4055 US-26
Lewellen NE 69147
NAA Staff, (402) 761-2219,
The Nebraska Arborists Association is excited to announce Western Field Day on September 29th - 30th at Ash Hollow in Lewellen, NE.

Ash Hollow near Lewellen will be the host site for the Western Field Day event. The event includes learning about the history of the Ash Trees in the area, hiking tours, and other educational opportunities. You will also be able to connect with other professionals while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Ash Hollow.

Wednesday, September 29th

8:30 am | Check-in and Registration at Tiger Den in Lewellen
9:00 am | Geology-Paleontology-Archeology of Ash Hallow and It’s relevance over place & time
10:00 am | Ash Tree History Dr. Elliot West presents Post Ice Age – “A Long Time Ago”
11:00 am | Species Hybridization - East Meets West - Animal & Tree Hybridization. Speaker: Amanda Fillipe

12:00 pm | Lunch at Tiger Den (504 W Hwy 26), Lewellen

1:30 pm | Ash Hollow Forest and History Hike (Easy Hike)
EAB, Ash Forrest Health
Natural resources and human occupancy; a historical perspective.
Explore the museum, forest, cave, and Ash Creek bed and hiking trails.

5:00 pm | BBQ Supper at Ash Hollow Picnic Area

Thursday, September 30th

9:30 am | Managing Trees and Vegetation in a historical district,
Erosion Control in Overland Trail Swales of the Sandhills.
Windlass Hill Cedar/Juniper Invasion and Abatement Group Discussions.
Windlass Hill Historical Hike (strenuous paved trail).
The Pioneers, The Trails, The Prairie and Ash Hallow.

11:30 am | Lunch at Tiger Den

1:00 pm | Tour the Battle of Blue Creek and the “Witness Tree”.
The History and the Relevancy.
Discussion Session.
Propagation of the Witness Tree: Ensuring siblings continue to bear witness.
Blessing Ceremony: The descendants of Blue Water.

We hope you can join us for education and networking at the 2021 Western Field Day at the Ash Hollow near Lewellen.

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This event originated in Hort Update.