Botany Series: Introduction to Plant Identification | The Presidio
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Presidio Natural Resources Building | 1216 Ralston Ave, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Friday, April 28, 2017
Bay Area Science Events
Brett Stevenson (Ecological Restoration Coordinator), Esperanza Pimentel (Biological Science Technician) and Stacy Jacobsen (Seed Collection Ecologist for Presidio Nursery) will lead this workshop focusing on basic taxonomy, botanical identification resources, and plant identification with an emphasis on troubleshooting morphological keys. The class will discuss and employ a full range of plant ID resources available to the beginning botanists and plant enthusiasts. Fresh material representing the most common Plant Families found in the Park will be provided to explore the terminology and associated keys. Dissection kits, hand lenses and microscopes will be provided to participants for class use.
Free but an RSVP is required.