How to Recognize a Prairie Remnant Workshop – all levels of experience welcome

What:  How to Recognize a Prairie Remnant Workshop – all levels of experience welcome
When:  Saturday, October 11, 2014 @ 9:00am-4:00pm
Where:  Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)
1700 University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Pat Merkord, Executive Director of Native Prairies Association of Texas will teach students to recognize a remnant prairie in both urban and rural setting. This hands on workshop will cover recognition of indicator species, how to use the internet to locate potential prairie sites, how to record what you see and report it. Identification of the major indicator grasses and forbs will be hands-on, with BRIT’s live demo prairie examples and herbarium specimen pieces for study of detail.We will have lunch on the grounds, so please bring a sack lunch and walking shoes. Cost is 25 dollars for NPAT members and 35 dollars for non- members. Become a member today and take advantage of this workshop.  Limited space available.

Registration & tickets available at texasprairie.org

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