Tree lore for young and old at Great Mountain Forest

Alejandro Vinueza and Chloe Ifull introduced the high school science students at Great Mountain Forest on Tuesday, July 16. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

Jean Bronson was armed with a sheaf of detailed notes about trees for the Great Mountain Forest’s (GMF) display at the Weekend in Norfolk festival, Aug. 2 through 4.

On Sunday, Aug. 4, she referred to her notes as visitors tried to match tree bark samples to names of trees.

As a reporter hove into earshot, Bronson was telling a group that Connecticut is the world’s largest producer of witch hazel.

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