Native New England Shrubs
The many species of native New England shrubs display a wide variation in size, shape, color, and in characteristics of their bark, flowers, and fruits. This course introduces students to about 50 species growing in this region. Learn identification and become familiar with family characteristics and historic uses. Bring a hand lens to each session. Field sessions held in locations off-site with directions provided during the first class.
Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19, 2013, 6:30-8:45 p.m. and Sundays, September 8, 15, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.Location: Garden in the Woods, Framingham, MA, and field sites
Course Code: bot3301
Instructor: Roland "Boot" Boutwell, naturalist
Fee: $215 (Member) / $258 (Nonmember)
Limit: 16 Credit: Core-FB or HD; Elective-all certificates; Continuing Forestry Education 5 CFE credits