Dr. Matt Ritter will lead two of our popular Tree Walks on Saturday, July 9 at 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM. The walks are approximately 1.5 hours and covers a few blocks within downtown Carmel.

To RSVP, email treewalk@carmelforest.org. Please send the names of attendees and your first and second time preference. Free to members, $20 for non-members. To become a member, click here. Reserve early for this popular event as space is limited!

A fascinating and entertaining speaker, Dr. Ritter is the author of A Californian's Guide to the Trees among Us. Dr. Ritter is a botany professor in the Biology Department at Cal Poly, SLO, Director of the Cal Poly Plant Conservatory, Chair of the City of San Luis Obispo Tree Committee, and editor-in-chief of California Botanical Society’s Madroño. He holds a Ph.D. in plant developmental biology from UC San Diego.