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Native New Yorkers: Exploring Native Plants at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Native New Yorkers: Exploring Native Plants at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Explore native plants at Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG)! This hands-on, inquiry-based course will focus on plant ecology and experiential learning in the field. Participants will get a behind-the-scenes look at BBG's newest addition-the Native Flora Garden Extension. This stunning new plant collection is home to plant communities that can be found within 100 miles of New York City. From the Pine Barrens of New Jersey and Long Island to the Eastern Deciduous Forests that are unique to our region, participants will discover the important role these plant communities play in our local ecosystem.
6 sessions / 36 hours / Pre-K-12 Teachers
Dates:April 14 - May 19, 2018 Check for other dates
Meets:Sa from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM
Location:Administration Building GRC
Instructor:Lauren Bell
Member Fee:$ 200.00
Nonmember Fee:$ 200.00
Notes:Class meets 6 Saturdays. April 14, 21, *28; May 5, 12, 19, 2017. Please note that if you are a DOE teacher and would like to receive 3 "P" credits you must also register on the ASPDP website. *This class will be held at the New York Botanical Garden.

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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