Learn all about plants in a way you’ve never experienced! A broad and in-depth immersion into wild and not-so-wild plants of the Rogue Valley and surrounding mountains. Learn the tricks of the trade to identify plant qualities in similar bioregions. This hands-on course will take you on a journey of knowing a plant both scientifically and personally while making it fun. We will also learn uses of plants over time and plants for first aid in the forest or at home. Plant walks, scavenger hunts, and more bring you closer to understanding and knowing the plants around you.
This course is designed for the beginner and all those who want to know more about plants but don’t know where to start.
Ages: 12 through Adult
Dates: Sundays -- May 1, 22 & 29 (attendance encouraged at all 3 classes as this is designed as a series, each class building off of the last)
Time: 11am-4pm each day
Location: Coyote Trails Nature Center (directions here)
Fee: $150 (total for series)
- Plant parts and purpose
- Identifying plants by family
- What is a “medicinal” plant?
- Uses for plants - hands on activities with plants
- Plant walks
- Using a plant key
- First aid with plants
- Bioregions and interconnection
- And...fun! -- Field activities and games included
Cancellation Policy: Notification of cancellation needs to be received ten (10) days prior to the first day of the seasonal term in order to receive a full refund minus a $40 processing fee per transaction. No refunds are issued if cancellation occurs within ten (10) days of your class.