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Winter Woody Plant ID

January 12 - February 9

$290 – $340

Join Nature Forward (formerly Audubon Naturalist Society) and certified CBLP, Bradley Simpson for this hybrid class in Maryland.


Thursdays, 6 – 8 pm
January 12 – February 9
Lectures online via Zoom
Field trip dates: Saturday, January 21 (10 am – 1 pm) Patuxent River Park – Jug Bay Natural Area; Saturday, January 28 (10 am – 1 pm) Woodend Nature Sanctuary; Saturday, February 4 (10 am – 1 pm) Sugarloaf Mountain
Instructor: Bradley Simpson 

During this winter course, students will learn how to identify trees and other woody plants in winter when there are no leaves to rely on. During our field trips, students will begin to understand the diversity of features, especially bark, that trees possess. By the end of the course, students will have an arsenal of tools to use when identifying trees in the cold months of winter. Registration closes January 6.

You may count CBLP CEUs (1 CEU per instructional hour) for this course.