Friday, March 15, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 
642 E. 5th Street
UTC University Center - Chattanooga Room
Chattanooga, TN 37403

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Wild Ones - Tennessee Valley Chapter 

Getting down in the weeds with the Prairie Preacher to learn grasses, sedges, and rushes

Friday Afternoon Seminar with Dr. Dwayne Estes

With Dwayne Estes, PhD, Botany professor at Austin Peay State University and Executive Director of the Southeastern Grasslands Initiave

Dr. Estes is a speaker at the Plant Natives 2019 Symposium on March 16, 2019. Please consider registering for the Symposium by visiting tnvalleywildones.org

Dr. Dwayne Estes, botany professor at Austin Peay State University will teach a 3-hour workshop on identification of grasses, sedges, and rushes of the Southern Appalachian/Mid-South region.

Join Dr. Estes as he leads us on a tour of the ecosystems of the area (forests, glades, wetlands, savannas, cliffs, etc.) and provides a thorough review of the important species found in each habitat. He will use a photo-rich PowerPoint presentation supplemented with drawing on a dry-erase board to teach the workshop. Participants should plan on bringing a sketchbook and drawing pencils. 

This seminar is a presentation of the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones.  

Cost: $45 (general public); $35 (Wild Ones members)

Enrollment limited to 30 individuals

Registration Policy:  The number of attendees for this workshop is limited.  To give everyone the best opportunity to participate, there is a non-refundable cancellation fee of $10, with the balance refunded if you cancel at least 7 calendar days before the workshop will be held.  If the workshop is cancelled by the instructor or by Wild Ones, registrants will get a full refund.  

If you do not pay online, you will need to mail your check to Wild Ones-Tennessee Valley Chapter, 4918 Marlow Drive, Red Bank, TN 37415.  Please put the date of the program in the memo line as well as the last name of the person you are registering.  You will not be registered until your payment is received.