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Short Course: Grass Identification and Ecology
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 Export to Your Calendar 9/5/2017 to 9/6/2017
When: Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Where: Thornhill Education Center at The Morton Arboretum
United States

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 Learn to identify the grasses that add beauty and interest to the summer and fall landscape. Grasses allow us to read the landscape: from soils, habitat, disturbance and past land uses. They form a critical component of the biodiversity and with nearly 11,000 species, this is the fourth largest plant family. This workshop consists of an intensive, hands-on approach incorporating both classroom work and field study. Identify warm season grasses in the field and lab, learn the specialized terminology and distinguishing features, discuss their ecology, and practice identifying species from keys. 

This course has been pre-approved for 12 continuing education credits under the CERP program.  

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