All Certificate in Native Plants classes are open to the public.
You do not need to be working toward your Certificate in Native Plants to attend any of these classes.
NOTE: The April “Spring Wildflower Hike” has been cancelled. We hope to reschedule it at a later date.
Native Medicinal Plants of Appalachia
Instructor: Abby Artemesia
Saturday, May 8, 2021
9:00am – 12:30pm EDT
Online via Zoom
ELECTIVE class (4 credits)
Learn about the botany of medicinal native plants of Appalachia, including how they are related (their families), how to identify them, where to look for them (their habitats), and their medicinal benefits. Also discussed will be ethical and sustainable harvest techniques and considerations, and various methods of processing. There will be plenty of time at the end for questions.
June 12, 2021
Summer Tree Community Identification
July 10, 2021
Close Encounters of the Pollinating Kind
August 14, 2021
September 11, 2021
October 9, 2021
Sedges and Rushes
November 13, 2021