Instructor: Levi O'Brien

Levi O'Brien
Levi O'Brien has an extensive knowledge of trees and other plants and is happiest when he's sharing his knowledge and passion with others. He has taught Dendrology and Entomology at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, NY. He worked as an arborist consultant for the city parks' street tree program, co-edited A Field Guide to the Trees of Oakwood Cemetery, and has presented talks on trees to diverse audiences, from school groups to the New York Landowners Association.

O'Brien has also provided tree assessment and care at the municipal, nursery and greenhouse level, as well managed his own horticulture, landscaping and consulting clients. Levi is an ISA Certified Arborist and holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Biology from SUNY ESF.

Classes by this instructor


Note the "Location" of each session, as we have in-person and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Designed for students who want a user–friendly introduction to plant science, this course surveys the major more...
222HRT300B 10/14 Th 2:00pm-4:40pm O'Brien
NYBG
223HRT300F 02/01 Tu 10:30am-1:10pm O'Brien
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Note the "Location" of each section, as we have blended and online options. Price differences may apply. Confirmation emails contain specific class instructions.
Explore how to identify and use major groups of shade trees and shrubs native to and more...
222HRT331D 10/07 Th 10:00am-1:00pm O'Brien
NYBG