SP20 Spring Tree Identification A

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Friday April 17

1:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

Spring Tree Identification A

Instructor: Marc Williams

Friday, April 17; 1 – 4 pm

$48 Member | $68 Non-member

Limit: 20 students

BRN Core Requirement


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When we think of flowers in the spring, our attention often is turned towards the numerous showy flowers found on herbaceous plants on the forest floor. If we look upwards however, we would notice the many species of mountain trees which also begin blooming at this time of the year as well. In this class, we will learn about identifying trees by their flowers, buds and bark, investigate tree structures and pollination strategies, and enjoy a walk to practice identification skills.

Ethnobiologist Marc Williams has taught hundreds of classes to thousands of people about plants, humans, other life forms and their interface. His training includes a B.A. in Environmental Studies/Sustainable Agriculture from Warren Wilson College with a minor in Business and a M.A. in Appalachian Studies/Sustainable Development from Appalachian State University with a minor in Planning/Geography. He is the Executive director of Plants and Healers International and has spent over 20 years working at various restaurants, farms, and travels throughout 30 countries in Central/ North/South America, Europe and all 50 states in the USA.  


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