Member: Montshire Museum of Science
- Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
- Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
- Saturday, May 12, 2012 - 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wildflowers of New England Wednesday, May 2, 6–9 p.m. Sunday, May 6, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. A great way to begin the study of native plants. This three-part course focuses on learning to identify wild plants and provides field experience across the spectrum of New England flora. Sessions will cover plant identification using Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide. Students will become familiar with family characteristics, growth patterns, habitats, and pollination mechanisms of many of our native wildflowers. We will practice plant identification and study plant habitats in the field. Bring a hand lens to each class. Required text: Newcomb’s Wildflower Guide. Limit: 16. The Saturday class is at a field site in Lyman, NH. Co-sponsored by the New England Wild Flower Society (NEWS). NEWFS Course Code: BOT3007 Instructor, Chris Mattrick, botanist, White Mountain National Forest Register directly with NEWFS, 508-877-7630, or online at www.newfs.org Montshire members: $142 Non-members: $167 Pre-Registration Required Montshire Museum of Science One Montshire Road Norwich, VT 05055 Tel: 802-649-2200 Fax: 802-649-3637 email@example.com www.montshire.org The Montshire Museum of Science is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week, 363 days a year. (Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas.) Parking is free and adjacent to the museum.