Study aspects of botany in the classroom and in the field. Instructors: Joey Thompson and Dr. Douglas A. DeBerry, Research Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Science at the College of William and Mary, and contributing author on the Flora of Virginia and a professional botanist.
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December 2018-April 2019
Winter Botany | January 8, 9
This course reveals all of the characteristics that woody plants leave behind during the winter months. Learn how to use this information to identify woody plants to the species level. The Winter Botany curriculum focuses on use of dichotomous keys and familiarizing attendees with the technical terminology surrounding identification of plants in winter. Lecture, lab, and field practicum.
Beginning Botany for Gardeners | February 20, 21, 27, 28
Learn about the ‘secret life of plants’ with instructor Joey Thompson. This class introduces you to the way plants make food, grow, and reproduce. Includes a copy of the class text, Brian Capon’s Botany for Gardeners.
The spring/summer season of classes will publish on April 3, 2019.
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