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Botanical Garden Education Department: Adult Programs

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July 2019

Natural Colors “Plants that Dye” Ramble

July 23, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on August 20, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Did you ever wonder what people from all the cultures of the world used to make beautiful, colorful garments? Dyeing fibers is a practice that goes back thousands of years. Some colors produced from rare plants were so vibrant that…

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August 2019

Warm Season Grasses and Sedges Certificate in Native Plants – Tifton

August 3, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bailey Science Center, Classroom 1202, Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA 31698 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants Elective - Tifton: Warm Season Grasses and Sedges $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online The longleaf pine ecosystem has more ground cover plant diversity than any other in the United States and both warm-season grasses…

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Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 7 of 7Overwintering Your Hive

August 11, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Botanical Garden Grounds, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 7 of 7 $215 For All 7 Units,  $35 per Individual Units Member discount available Registration Closed Have you ever wanted to harvest honey from your own beehive? Would you like to collect beeswax to make…

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Natural Colors “Plants that Dye” Ramble

August 20, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on July 23, 2019 at 5:30 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Did you ever wonder what people from all the cultures of the world used to make beautiful, colorful garments? Dyeing fibers is a practice that goes back thousands of years. Some colors produced from rare plants were so vibrant that…

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Plant ConservationCertificate in Native Plants – Athens

August 24, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mimsie Lanier Center For Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, 30605 United States + Google Map

Plant Conservation: Protecting Plant Diversity in the Garden and in the Wild $105 General Admission, $94.50 Members Register Online Plant conservation is an applied science that draws upon many fields of knowledge from ecology to horticulture, to ethics and politics.…

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September 2019

Invasive Species in the Coastal Plain Certificate in Native Plants – Tifton

September 14, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
NESPAL Seminar Room, UGA Tifton - 2356 Rainwater Rd Tifton, GA 31793 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants  Tifton Elective: Invasive Species in Georgia – Focus on Coastal Plain $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Non-native invasive species are one of the greatest threats to Georgia’s ecosystems as well as the native flora…

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Fall Wildflowers of the Georgia Piedmont Certificate in Native Plants – Athens

September 18, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mimsie Lanier Center For Native Plant Studies, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, 30605 United States + Google Map

$50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Our gardens, roadsides and meadows are aglow with color in the fall. In this class, students will learn to recognize the most common fall-blooming wildflowers in the Georgia Piedmont and be introduced to…

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Plant Taxonomy Certificate in Native Plants – Tifton

September 21, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yow Forestry & Wildlife Building, 3000 Moore Highway Tifton, GA 31793 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants Core: Plant Taxonomy $105 General Admission, $94.50 Members Register Online Taxonomy is the branch of science that names and classifies plants, animals, fungi, microbes, etc. Using data from genetics, biochemistry, physiology, and morphology (observations of leaves, flowers,…

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Monarchs & Beyond: Pollinator Stewardship Plants & Pollinators Specialization

September 21, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Plants and Pollinators Specialization: Monarchs and Beyond: Pollinator Stewardship $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online This class will take an in-depth look at the biology and ecology of the monarch butterfly in North America, its migration, species status assessment,…

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108 Sun Salutation Festival

September 22, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

 108 Sun Salutation Festival CELEBRATION- UNITY- JOY- PEACE- NATURE Celebrate Nature, the change of season, and National Yoga Month with this ancient and powerful practice. A Sun Salutation is a series of 12 linked yoga poses. It is said to…

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Fungal Ecology & Diversity Certificate in Native Plants – Athens

September 29, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants Elective:Fungal Ecology & Diversity $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Fungi are one of the three major groups of multicellular organisms on Earth (besides plants and animals) yet they are far less well known.  Fungi…

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October 2019

Warm-Season Grasses of the Georgia Piedmont Certificate in Native Plants – Athens

October 2, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants Elective: Warm Season Grasses of the Georgia Piedmont $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Grasses are the most economically and ecologically important plant family but most of us know very little about them and fewer…

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Basic Botany Certificate in Native Plants – Athens

October 5, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States

Basic Botany: Certificate in Native Plants Core Course $105 General Admission, $94.50 Members Register Online Explore the biology of flowering plants in this introduction to general plant anatomy, morphology, physiology, and genetics, with an emphasis on relating form to function.…

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Identifying and Controlling Exotic Pest Plants Certificate in Native Plants – Athens

October 12, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants Elective: Plants we love to Hate: Identifying and Controling Exotic Pest Plants $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online This two-day workshop is an introduction to invasive, non-native pest plants in the Georgia Piedmont. Students will…

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Longleaf Pine Community Wildflowers & Grasses Certificate in Native Plants – Tifton

October 12, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jones Ecological Research Center – Education Classroom, 3988 Jones Center Dr Newton, GA 39870 United States + Google Map

Certificate in Native Plants Elective: Longleaf Pine Community Wildflowers & Grasses $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online The longleaf pine ecosystem has more ground cover plant diversity than any other in the United States. In the first half of…

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Grow Your Own Prairie in North Georgia Plants and Pollinators Specialization

October 19, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Plants and Pollinators Specialization:Grow your own Prairie in North Georgia $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online Prairies, meadows, savannas and woodlands were once an integral part of Georgia’s Piedmont and mountain ecoregions. These habitats have nearly disappeared, but are…

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November 2019

Heritage Days Fall Festival

November 16, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Heritage Days Fall Festival celebrates our horticultural and agricultural history with crafts, stories, music and hands-on education classes, so that we can better remember the teachings of the past and relate them to the garden work we do today. Also featured…

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