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Identifying grasses

Course details

Name:Identifying grasses
Description:This workshop has been developed to extend participants' knowledge and skills beyond the basic recognition and collection techniques developed in the Certificate II Recognising Grasses.  
Cost:$390 (GST free)
Course aims:To assist participants to develop the skills and knowledge to identify grass species anywhere in NSW using botanical keys and to develop a professional quality reference herbarium.
Learning outcomes:
  • assist people identify grasses
  • develop recognition features for grasses in their local area and/or
  • create a reference for herbarium for themselves, staff or landholders
Length: 2 days
Course program/structure:
  • Understanding grass structures needed for grass identification
  • Preparing equipment and resources for grass collecting
  • Methods for collecting and handling of grass samples
  • Records, ethics and permits for collecting
  • Making a professional herbarium
  • Identifying grasses using botanical keys
Resources and method of delivery:

Participants will receive a workshop manual

Accreditation:This course has been mapped to the national unit of competency, AHCPCM502A - Collect and classify plants

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Belgenny Farm, Camden 29th Mar 2017

Location

Belgenny Farm, Camden

When
29th Mar 2017 - 30th Mar 2017

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TOCAL (near Maitland) 27th Apr 2017

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TOCAL (near Maitland)

When
27th Apr 2017 - 28th Apr 2017

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Dubbo 3rd May 2017

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Dubbo

When
3rd May 2017 - 4th May 2017

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Grafton 17th May 2017

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Grafton

When
17th May 2017 - 18th May 2017

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