Identifying Flowering Plants

Date/Time
Date(s) - 3 Jul 2020 until 5 Jul 2020
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


A Lifelong Learning Aberystwyth Ecology Course

Identifying Flowering Plants

The Identifying Flowering Plants course develops essential skills which makes it ideal for professional development.

It is also ideal for anyone fascinated by plants and ecology.  Examine specimens and become familiar with the huge variety of flower and leaf forms.  We also look at huge and often confusing terminology used in the wild flower books and ‘keys’. You will be given the confidence to use a ‘flora’ and ‘keys’ and identifying unknown flowering plant species on your own. Emphasis will be on practical skills with examination and identification taking place mainly in the laboratory.  However there will be excursions around the venue to put new found knowledge to the test! This is a fascinating and essential core course for both ecology Certificates. It is an excellent background for anyone interested in both wild and garden plants. Come and enjoy!

Tutor: Margaret Howells

Fees: £120 full price (£110 concessions and early bird discount available). 

Please enquire about the fee waiver scheme which applies to all Lifelong Learning Aberystwyth Courses. If you have no first degree, reside in Wales and are in receipt of certain state benefits, you may be able to get your course fees subsidised, or paid for you.

Please go to https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/lifelong-learning/ecology/  for all bookings.

E-mail: learning@aber.ac.uk 

Phone: 01970 621580

Course Code: AB302E

Accommodation:

Self catering Eco Lodgeshared dormitories and eco-camping are all available at Denmark Farm. Please book your place first with Lifelong Learning Aberystwyth and then contact us about your accommodation needs.

You maybe interested in other conservation, species ID and natural crafts courses at Denmark Farm. See our full events page.

All proceeds from our events and holidays are ploughed directly back into managing our 40 acre nature reserve. Thank you for your support and please do come to visit soon.

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