Saturday, July 27, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Pteridophytes in Vermont


The New England Wild Flower Society and the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont co-sponsor a program on Saturday, July 27, from 10 – 2, on Pteridophytes in Vermont.  The Montshire Museum, which abuts the Connecticut River, has extensive grounds with a limey geology that enhances plant biodiversity.  You will visit the extensive variety of ferns, club-mosses, and horsetails, and will hear how to identify each of them.  Class will begin with indoor instruction using slides of drawings and photographs.  Wear long pants and bring bug spray, a hand lens, and lunch.  Instructors are Don Lubin and Ray Abair, identified as “fern enthusiasts.”  $46 for NEWFS members, $56 for non members.  Visit www.newfs.org for complete information.

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