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Ecological Plant Knowledge 1 (Natives), 14-Week Online Course

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Sep 11
Ecological Plant Knowledge 1 (Natives), 14-Week Online Course Gaia College Sep 11, 2023 : 9:00 am to Sep 24, 2023 : 5:00 pm

Why are native plants important for your garden? Are you looking to support native wildlife and pollinators? Join learners from diverse gardening backgrounds who are interested in incorporating native plants into designed landscapes.

Here are some of the topics you will study:

  • Interdependence within ecosystems
  • The meaning of "native"
  • Native ecosystems and plant communities
  • Formation of specialized ecosystems
  • Ecology, politics & economics of invasive plants
  • Creating wildlife habitat with native plants

This course is offered online, asynchronously from September 11th to December 15th, 2023. Registration closes on September 24th. 

Julia Dupuis
5820 Wilson Avenue
Duncan, BC V9L 1K4
(250) 709-2229
Click to view background photo & credits
Project: Telus Atrium Garden
Landscape Architect / Firm: Sharp & Diamond Landscape Architecture Inc in collaboration with Cornelia Hahn Oberlander
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
Photo Credit: Brett Hitchins