Beginners Plant ID for Wetland Delineation
How Does This Course Work?
This is a one-day field course designed for individuals new to plant identification necessary for conducting wetland delineations. Basic terminology critical to plant identification will be covered. This course is an excellent add-on for our Basic Wetland Delineation course.
Focus will be on the plant species that are most commonly dominant and/or indicative of wetland boundaries in the region the course is offered. Guidance for further training, field guides, floras, and online resources will be discussed.
8 contact hours.
Your Course Includes
Participants will be introduced to identification of plant species commonly encountered around the boundaries of wetland types within the region where the course is presented.
Printed Lecture Notes
All participants receive printed notes with useful background information and definitions of basic botanical terms.
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Course Objectives and Agenda
The following is an outline of a typical course agenda. Specific times and topics are subject to change.
|8 – 9 am||Convene class for introductions, safety lecture, and introduction to the basics of plant identification, collecting and preserving plant specimens, and the use of field guides and floras|
|9am – 12pm||Field site visits, Observe and identify plants|
|12 – 1pm||Stop en route for lunch on your own (not included in cost of course)|
|1 – 5pm||Continue field site visits; Observe and identify plants|