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Botany School: Fall Semester


This class is now sold out.  Please email to be added to the waitlist.

Learn all about plant forms and identification in this fast-paced, 5-session evening course. Students will tackle the scientific terminology and techniques used by the pros and forever change the way they look at plants! Topics covered include the characteristics of important plant families, how to use an identification key, plant morphology, and the value of botany. Classes will focus on seasonal local flora but provide students with skills that can be used no matter where they travel, connecting them to the places they visit and habitats they encounter. Sessions will be held in the evening, 6:00pm – 8:00pm, and will include both lecture and hands-on investigation, indoors and outdoors. **NOTE: The first session of this Fall series is an Introduction to Vegetative and Reproductive Morphology and is similar to the first session in the Spring series.

Instructors: Brooke Best, PhD, is trained as a plant ecologist and botany educator. She currently serves as the Director of Research Programs at FWBG | BRIT where she manages the comings and goings of daily life within the Research Department. / Tiana Rehman, MS, serves as the Director of the Herbarium, entrusted with the preservation and growth of the BRIT Herbarium. She is an active field botanist and contributes to floristics projects locally and internationally. / Jessica Lane, MS, is an herbarium assistant in the Philecology Herbarium at FWBG|BRIT.  She learns and teaches about plants every day while working with the plant specimens in the collection.

Session dates (every 2 weeks): September 1, September 15, September 29, October 13 & October 27; all sessions 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Registration Deadline: August 29

$140/$125 member

Location: BRIT Building


Sep 01 2022 - Oct 27 2022


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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