This one-day class will cover 3 different aspects of plant identification specific to Central and Eastern Washington habitats:
- -Introduction to Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes
- -Weeds Common to Central and Eastern WA
- -Winter Twig Identification
A special emphasis will be placed on recognizing plants that would be useful in wetland delineations, site assessments, and restoration planning.
- 10x hand lens
- Weeds of the West, Tom Whitson
- Winter Twigs, Gilkey and Packard
Lunch is provided.
Instructor: Jennifer Hadersberger has over 20 years of experience working in Natural Resources Management. Jennifer worked as a wetland consultant for 6 years performing wetland delineations, wetland mitigation site monitoring, and preparing permit applications and mitigation plans. Jennifer also has 14 years of experience working for government agencies including City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, Oregon Department of State Lands, and Chelan County Natural Resources Department. In the public sector, Jennifer has specialized in project management, grant writing, permitting, and project development for stream and wetland restoration projects. Since 2000, Jennifer has also been teaching botany and biology classes part time for various Community Colleges and through the Portland State Environmental Professional Program. Jennifer is a Professional Wetland Scientist with a MS in Botany from Oregon State University.