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2021 Plant Identification Course

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Eastern Slopes Rangeland Seeds

29369 Range Road 42

Cremona, AB T0M0R0

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Annual Plant Identification Course focused on teaching you how to identify Alberta native plants.

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Tannas Conservation Services (TCS) and Eastern Slopes Rangeland Seeds (TCS) is pleased to be hosting our annual Plant Identification Course again this year. The course will be held in three components: Forbs, Grasses, and Willows/Sedges. Each component will focus on hands-on, field keying and identification using The Common Plants of The Western Rangelands field guides. Field locations will be in the Cremona region. It is possible to attend any combination of days, but attending the first day of the Grass course is highly recommended if attending the second day.

To align with COVID restrictions the course will be outdoor only and in small groups with no more than 10 people including the instructor with social distancing and all appropriate mitigations in place.

Component 1

June 8 Forbs Cremona, AB – parkland and foothills species

Component 2

June 9 Grasses Cremona, AB – prairie and foothills species

June 10 Grasses Cremona, AB – parkland and forested species

Component 3

June 11 Willow/Sedge Cremona, AB – foothills and wetland species

Schedule:

8:30 - 9am - Registration (you only need to register on the first day, the rest of the time you'll start at 9am)

9 - 12am Morning field session

12-1 - Lunch

1-:4:30ish - Afternoon field session

What to bring:

- Please bring your own lunch.

- Notebook, pens etc for note taking

- Wear/bring weather appropriate clothing and sufficient water. Hat is highly recommended

- Backpack to carry books in

- Hand lens if you have one

- The plant ID book for the specific day (see below). If you ordered the books you will receive them on the first day

- Please do not bring any pets with you to the farm

Books

June 8 (Forbs) - Common Plants of the Western Rangeland volume 3: Forbs

June 9-10 (Grasses) - Common Plants of the Western Rangeland volume 1: Grasses

June 11 (Willows & Sedges) - Common Plants of the Western Rangeland volume 1: Grasses AND Common Plants of the Western Rangeland volume 2: Trees and Shrubs

For location type in "Eastern Slopes Rangeland Seeds" into Google Maps

For inquiries contact Eileen Tannas at eileen@tannasenvironmental.com or 403-437-9052

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Eastern Slopes Rangeland Seeds

29369 Range Road 42

Cremona, AB T0M0R0

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