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Wetland Plant Identification

Explore a variety of wetland community types, their ecology, and their common indicator species. Following a brief lecture, we’ll visit wetland habitats, including a red maple swamp, a floodplain marsh, and a pond. While in the field, we will take advantage of the season by observing ferns, sedges, and various aquatic species, as well as shrubs and trees. Bring a hand lens, lunch, water, and come prepared for wet feet in the field.

Thursday, July 17, 2014, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 18, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Location: Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA, and field site
Course Code: wet1000
Instructor: Ted Elliman, Senior Botanist, New England Wild Flower Society
Fee: $66 (Member) / $80 (Nonmember)
Limit: 12   Credit: Elective--all certificates
Cosponsor: Massachusetts Association of Conservation Commissioners
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