Exploring Wildflowers

When:
June 6, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Europe/London Timezone
2019-06-06T09:30:00+01:00
2019-06-06T16:00:00+01:00
Where:
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Houghton le Spring DH4 6PU
UK
Tickets:
£35.00 GBP Wildflower Course
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Contact:
Emily
0191 584 3112

EXPLORING WILDFLOWERS AT RAINTON MEADOWS

COURSE OVERVIEW

A workshop for anybody interested in flowering plants and new to wildflower identification. We will be using the flowers and other plant parts as well as practical tips to place them into the most common British plant families.  During the day will be looking at wildflowers in the different habitats inside Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve, this will include short walks of up to half a mile in mostly flat terrain. You will be able to dig your hands into the plant world, practicing how to use field guides, lenses, and any other support aids available to make it easier for you to navigate the British wildflower world.

ABOUT THE TUTOR

Julia Quinonez is a professional biologist and anthropologist with an interest in Botany and how humans interact with plants. Her teaching approach aims to enthuse people to explore nature’s flora and fauna. Julia is a member of the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).

WHAT TO BRING

-Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear

-Notebook and pencil

-Any flora or field guides /books/charts/apps, if you have them

-Packed lunch

LOCATION: Rainton Meadows                                   PRICE: £35

DATE AND TIME: June 6, 9.30 am to 4 pm                             LEVEL: Open to everybody