There are many skills that can help a landowner to better understand and work with their trees. Whether you have acres of trees or just a scattered few in the yard, tree identification is an important skill to have. When trying to diagnose any insect and/or disease impacting your trees knowing what the trees is is a critical first step.
The Ohio Woodland Stewards Program offers classes such as Name That Tree that is a great place to start learning your trees - with leaves on! For those that are wanting a little more of a challange the Winter Tree ID class is for you. These classes are offered across the state in a variety of locations - keep checking back to see if one is in your area.