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Wildflower Identification Class

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Contact: Hannah Bird (707) 744 1424 ext 105

Sponsor: Hopland Research and Extension Center

Location: 4070 University Road

Event Details

Enjoy a stroll around the Hopland Research and Extension Center to identify our spring wildflowers.

Our guide will be Peter Warner:

Peter Warner stumbled upon the fascinating world of botany in 1982, enthralled with a magnificent stand of Pedicularis densiflora in Sonoma County. He now works as an environmental scientist for California State Parks in Mendocino County, and enjoys passing his time studying plants and sharing his discoveries with others through teaching and volunteering. Experienced in a diversity of botanical and ecological pursuits, he’s a former CNPS chapter president and past California Invasive Plant Council board member. Quick to stoop to pull a weed or drop to the ground in reverence of elephant heads (the plant!), Peter has worked as a vegetation specialist, botanist, habitat restorationist, educator, consultant, landscaper, bureaucrat, professional musician, and cab driver. He’s got a couple of parchment documents from Sonoma State University, He’s previously taught workshops on identification of the flowering plants, the Poaceae, and the Asteraceae.

The first two hours of the hike (10am-12pm) will suit those new to the world of plant identification, for those who wish to delve a little deeper we will continue to an afternoon session after lunch, finishing at 2pm. Bring a packed lunch, water and sun protection.

Registration $10 per person
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