RSBG: Herbarium Workshop

Federal WayWA - Jan 27, 2018 @ 10:00AM - Jan 27, 2018 @ 2:00PM


Event Details


Please rsvp by Wednesday, January 24, 2018 to

We are very pleased that on Saturday, January 27, 2018, Valerie L. Soza, Ph D, University of Washington Department of Biology will be presenting a 4-hour workshop at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden in Federal Way, Washington. This workshop will be from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm, and will cover the following items:

- Introduction to herbaria and the herbarium collection at the RSBG

- Demos of herbarium specimens

- How to collect herbarium specimens in the field

- Hands-on practicum on herbarium specimen mounting

- Integrating herbarium labels and databases

- Uses of herbaria and herbarium specimens


The cost for this workshop is $35.00 and it is open to Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden members only but if you are not a current member, we will be happy to accept your membership; the cost is minimal.

If you will be attending, please bring the following items:

- An apron or clothes that you do not mind getting glue on

- Hand pruners

- Rain gear (most of the workshop will be indoors, but we will go outside briefly)

- Laptop with Microsoft Office (optional)

- Lunch/snacks

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