Wetland Plant Identification

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NRTG’s MicroCourses offer a dynamic training pathway that’s as flexible as it is enriching to build expertise. Our Wetland Plant Identification course, spanning four hours, delivers in-depth training in an easily digestible format. It’s designed to maximize your skills for immediate application.     

Wetlands are crucial ecosystems that have been disappearing from the landscape for decades. Understanding and documenting the vegetation within them is essential for various reasons. This course is designed to assist you on your journey to comprehend the plant species present in these wetlands. We’ll start by exploring the terminology required to understand identification keys and then move on to learning about different classes of wetland plants. Our ultimate goal is to build your confidence and make the identification of wetland plants a little less daunting. 

Intended Audience: 

This course is intended for students, young professionals, or plant enthusiasts with a beginner level of knowledge of plant identification looking to improve their skills and become more effective at wetland plant identification.  

List of equipment: 

  • Optional 
  • Required
    • Clear Ruler 

Instructor Profile

Jennifer Dyson

Jennifer Dyson

Jennifer has been an Ecologist for 15 years and has a strong passion for botany. She has worked for non-profits, government, consulting, and academia through her career. Her formal botanical training in species identification and specimen collection came from Cape Breton University, Western University, and the Royal Botanical Gardens, Canada. She is especially interested in restoration of terrestrial habitats and invasive species management. Jenn’s career started in Nova Scotia, transitioned to Ontario after doing a M.Sc., and has now led her to Manitoba. She has continued to educate herself and grow her skill set through courses and certifications, such as becoming an ISA Certified Arborist and completing training in wetland evaluation.      

Next Available Course

Course NameWetland Plant Identification - Online - June 3rd - 4th, 2024
Course DatesJune 3, 2024 - June 3, 2024
  • Jennifer Dyson
ContactFor inquiries on this course, please contact NRTG at:
1-877-388-2172 info@nrtraininggroup.com

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