Dates & Price
Thursdays, 3:00–5:00 pm
January 11–February 15, 2018
Optional Exam: February 22, 2018
Inclement Weather Date: March 1, 2018
Explore the world of evergreen and deciduous conifer plants, ranging from shrubby dwarfs to towering trees. The plants are arranged by family, including Pinaceae (pines, spruce, and firs), Cupressaceae (arborvitae, cypress, and juniper), Taxaceae (yews), and others, to foster knowledge of specific identification characteristics. This course will focus on the major coniferous genera, highlighting identification, growth patterns, and use in the landscape.
Guided Plant Walks
Saturdays, January 27, February 10, 9:00 am–12:00 pm
Thursdays, February 1, February 15, 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Extend your learning beyond the classroom with supplemental materials
Visitor Center Auditorium
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