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Collecting and Saving Seeds Workshop

Dates:October 19, 2017
Meets:Th from 10 AM to 3:30 PM
Location:Main House Lecture Room 2
Instructor:Instructor Information
Fee: $60.00



Seed collecting is a great way to get free plants and preserve the genetic diversity of our local flora. For home gardeners, land stewards, and plant advocates, saving seeds from native species ensures their ability to adapt to environmental and landscape changes. Learn when and how to responsibly harvest and clean seeds for propagation, restoration, and long-term storage purposes. This workshop combines morning presentations with afternoon hands-on seed collecting activities in Mt. Cuba Center’s Natural Lands. Become part of a vitally important network of plant conservationists and regional seed savers. Dress for the weather, bring a water bottle, and wear sturdy shoes for hiking on moderate slopes.

Lunch and all materials are included in the fee.
  

This class qualifies for the following professional credits: 2.75 APLD, 1 CNP credit with DNLA, ISA, 5 PCH credits with PLNA, and 4 NOFA AOLCP. LA CES has approved this class for 4.25 professional development hours (PDH). This class meets LA CES standards for HSW subject matter.

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