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Plants of Coastal Plain Bogs & Seeps Certificate in Native Plants – Tifton
May 4, 2019, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Certificate in Native Plants – Tifton
$50 General Admission, $45 Members
Coastal Plain pitcher plant bogs and seepage slopes are among the most species-rich and endangered of all of Georgia’s plant communities. This class will emphasize the importance the ecological processes (especially hydrology and fire) that sustain this diversity, cover identification of key species, and touch on ecological relationships of carnivorous pitcher plants with their environment. After classroom discussion, we will visit a nearby pitcher plant bog. Please wear pants and closed-toed shoes, and bring water, snacks, sun screen, hat, and insect repellent. Please note that this class is part of a new program and is located outside of the Athens area.