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“Introduction to Plant Identification with Taxonomic Keys” A Lecture | SF

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Friday, March 25, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations suggested

Archaeology Field Station ( Presidio Officers) | 50 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco, CA

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Bay Area Science Events

This event is curated by the Bay Area Science Festival as part of their year-round calendar of science events.

The festival takes place each fall with 10 days of science and technology lectures, games, exhibits, workshops and hands-on activities all over the Bay Area. 

> Find tons more Bay Area science events at bayareascience.org

Friday, March 25, 2016
Bay Area Science Events

Vanessa Stevens (Former Presidio Trust Biological Technician and current contractor for East Bay Municipal Water District) 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. Plant Terminology prerequisite recommended.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*Donations suggested
Categories: Lectures & Workshops
Address: 50 Moraga Avenue, San Francisco, CA