[BSW] Natural History Field Studies Class - Introduction to Grass Identification - Begins July 16

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Fri Jun 7 19:52:24 BST 2013

Here is an opportunity to take an Audubon Naturalist Society Co-sponsored 
Natural History Field Studies class at Capital Gallery adjacent to the 
L'Enfant Plaza metro stop.  It will be taught by Paul Peterson, a curator 
of grasses at the Smithsonian.

Think you don't have time to take a course this summer? Think again. This 
is a short class - 4 class sessions with 2 field trips. It is taught by an 
an enthusiastic expert in the field. Grasses are considered tough to learn 
on your own by many. Sign up now!

Class Sessions; July 16 - August 6, 2013, 18:00 - 20:00, Tuesday (6-8);
Field trip dates: July 27 and August 3.

Explore the biology, identification, and classification of one of the most
important plant families in the world. The introductory course will offer an
overview of the ecological and economic significance of grasses (think corn,
rice, and wheat), while emphasizing local native and introduced species of
the Mid-Atlantic region. Two field trips will provide hands-on practice in
field identification. Field Trip Dates: July 27 and August 3

Register online http://graduateschool.edu/course_details.php?cid=NATH8225E

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