During this fun and interactive workshop, you will have the opportunity to explore different botanical groups looking at how each have evolved over time and, by doing so, created unique habitats, ecological niches as well as influence our climates and create opportunities for other species to evolve.
The physical characteristics of each group of plants will be examined and the identification of a handful of plants in each category will be looked at. Depending on the weather, half the day will be spent inside and half outside.
From moss to mocha coffees… the story of plants is one that is ever fascinating, and a journey Jennie looks forward to sharing with you.
Date, Time & Location:
26th January, 10 – 4pm
Meet at The Long Room at Logie Steading
Half the workshop will be inside and half outside looking at specimens in the wonderful woodlands alongside and near Findhorn River.
What to Bring:
– Warm clothes for when we head outside
– Walking boots
– Lunch and snacks (though there is a fabulous cafe at Logie steading that you can get good food from too)
Jennie is a Kew trained Ethnobotanist, Conservationist and Environmental Education Consultant with over 25 years developing and delivering conservation and environmental education programes for a wide variety of clients (in an equally wide varity of locations!). She is the author of an on line botanical vlog called Floral Friday and is also a director and founder of the award winning environmental education charity, Wild things! which is based in Moray.
“Jennie is so knowledgeable and passionate about all things botanical. I highly recommend attending one of her walks, talks or courses if you have the opportunity. I particularly loved finding out some of the historical background and ancient uses of various plants and fungi”
“Jennie is an intelligent, inspiring and skilled practitioner. You can’t fail to be enthused by her knowledge and passion for plants and wilderness. I can honestly say that working with Jennie transformed my own practice…”
“Passionate with in-depth knowledge.”