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Discover Colorado Wildflowers at Lookout Mountain Nature Preserve - Sun., J...
Sun, June 18, 2017, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM MDT
This class is for you if you want to get to know some of the beautiful wildflowers in Colorado but don't know how to get started. In this non-intimidating class, we will get to know some blooming flowers, demystify a few botanical terms and scientific names, and learn how to recognize some plant families so you can go on to learn more! No experience necessary - newcomers to Colorado welcomed and encouraged!
Trainer: Alicia Vermilye has worked at Lookout Mountain Nature Center since 2006. She has two Bachelor degrees, one in Wildlife Conservation and Management and the other in Economics.
When/Where to meet: Meet at 7:45 AM at parking lot for the Lookout Mountain Nature Center, 910 Colorow Rd., Golden CO 80401. Class begins at 8:00 AM sharp. Directions: Westbound I-70 take exit 256 and turn right. Eastbound I-70 take exit 254 and turn left. Then follow the brown highway signs to LMNC.
What to bring: Water, snack, rain gear, sun and wind protection, personal items you will need on the trail where there are no restrooms, etc. Please come prepared for moderately strenuous walking on hot, cold, windy, rainy or snowy days. Optional item: A hand lens which can be purchased through the Colorado Native Plant Society (https://conps.org/conps-store) or online or local scientific equipment retailers.
Native Plant Master: This class does not count towards Colorado Flora Certificate or certification as a Native Plant Master. To learn more, click here.
Carpooling: Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Contact email@example.com if you would like to carpool and your contact information will be shared with others interested in carpooling. Any liability arising from such arrangements are the participants' sole responsibility.