Date(s) - April 22, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
While Hoyt Arboretum is known as a museum of living trees from around the world, did you know that the Arboretum also has extensive natural areas with many native wildflowers? Join us for a short classroom session, then a longer outside walk while we explore and identify many of the common wildflowers that are typical of the Portland area. Be prepared for the weather with good walking shoes, rain gear, etc.
About the instructor: Dr. Mandy Tu is the Plant Taxonomist & Herbarium Curator at the Hoyt Arboretum. In this position, she is responsible for collecting voucher specimens and verifying the identity of the trees within the Arboretum and is often asked to identify plants by natural area managers in the Portland region. She has a B.S. in Botany from the University of Washington and a Ph.D. in Plant Biology from the University of California at Davis. Mandy has taught many plant identification courses and workshops for botanical professionals and plant enthusiasts.
Class size is limited to 15 participants; registration is required. Recommended for ages 15 and up. $15/member, $20/non-member. Register using the form below, or call (503) 823-1649. There are no refunds for cancellations within two weeks of the class date.
This event is fully booked.