Certificate in Native Plants - Core Course: Natural History of Georgia Plants

February 18, 2017 | 9 AM - 5 PM

Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom

2450 S. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 30605

Cost: $105 Member Cost: $94.50


Georgia is one of the most botanically diverse and ecologically interesting states in the US! This course introduces Georgia's diverse natural vegetation, emphasizing basic ecological principles of plant distribution, prehistoric and contemporary influences on Georgia vegetation, major vegetation types in Georgia, and the plant species that characterize each vegetation type. We will also discuss invasive species and their impact on natural plant communities, and potential climate change influences on Georgia's vegetation.