Plant Identification Short Course

James Cook University Cairns | Saturday 20 July - 8:00am - Monday 22 July - 4:00pm

Cost: $525 per person

The Australian Tropical Herbarium and the Wet Tropics Management Authority are pleased to present Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants – Plant Identification Short Courses.  These courses are presented by the Australian Tropical Herbarium and the Wet Tropics Management Authority, will introduce participants to the skills and resources needed for rainforest plant identification.   Participants in each short course will receive a statement of attendance.


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JCU Research Station - Paluma |Friday 6 December - 8:00am - Sunday 8 December - 4:00pm

Cost: $630 per person with accommodation

$525 per person without accommodation

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Course content

Targeted at the interested layperson, this three day introductory short course will cover:

  • What is a rainforest

  • How plants are named

  • Plant structure and terminology

  • A walking tour of nearby rainforest, and hands-on learning through identification of local native plants.

  • A review of important rainforest plant families, and the features used to identify them in the field

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