$20 – $430

Plant Identification Course

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Cremona and Cochrane AB

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Tannas Conservation Services (TCS) and Eastern Slopes Rangeland Seeds Ltd. (ESRS) is pleased to be hosting Plant Identification Course again this year. The course will be held in three components: Forbs, Grasses, and Willows/Sedges. Each component will involve a short classroom session, but will focus on hands-on, field keying and identification using The Common Plants of The Western Rangelands field guides. Field locations include Cochrane Hill or Glenbow Provincial Park, the ESRS Greenhouse, and a forest reserve west of Cremona, AB. 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.

Schedule:

June 4-5:

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

9am - 10ish - Classroom session

10 - 12am Morning field session

12-1 - Lunch

1-:4:30ish - Afternoon field session


June 6-7:

9-12am - Morning field session

12-1pm - Lunch

1-:4:30 - Afternoon field session


What to bring:

- Please bring your own lunch. On June 4-5 you will be able to go for lunch in Cochrane. On June 6-7 please bring a lunch as you will be in the field.

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

June 5-6 (Grasses) - Common Plants of the Western Rangeland volume 1: Grasses

June 7 (Willows & Sedges) - Common Plants of the Western Rangeland volume 1: Grasses AND Common Plants of the Western Rangeland volume 2: Trees and Shrubs

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

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