Seaweeds of the West Coast - May 2020 - cancelled

Cancelled due to Covid-19. Sign-up for Raincoast Education Society's newsletter to stay informed about future course dates.

Date

May 08 - 10, 2020

Organization

Raincoast Education Society

Instructor

Bridgette Clarkston

Instructor

Dr. Katy Hind

Contact

1084 Pacific Rim Hwy
Tofino, BC
T:
250-725-2560

Outline:

This weekend field course, based out of the Tofino Botanical Gardens, will introduce participants to the world of west coast seaweeds. Topics to be covered in this year’s course include an introduction to seaweeds (What are they? What is their role in coastal ecology?), biodiversity of west coast seaweeds, essentials of collecting and identifying seaweeds, seaweed foraging, the relationship between seaweeds and people, pressing and preserving seaweeds, and more!

Prequisites:

The course will be held at the Tofino Botanical Gardens, with field excursions to intertidal areas.

Course fee:

$250

How to register:

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