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Wildflower Identification series

  • Posted On: 18 June 2020
Wildflower Identification series

About the tutor

Steph is the managing director of Yorkshire Dales Guides, an outdoor education centre and guiding company based in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. They aspire to provide adventure & skills for all and cater for everyone from those seeking to navigate and understand the natural world to adventures above & below the mountains.   
Steph has a BSc in Chemistry, a Diploma in working with young people with mental health needs, an MSc in Psychology, and numerous outdoor qualifications. She is a mostly self-taught botanist and is passionate about making knowledge more accessible and sharing her fun tips and tricks to understanding and identifying plants with greater ease.  


You can find out more at  www.yorkshiredalesguides.co.uk or their YouTube channel

 

About the course

Steph provides a comprehensive overview of the key wildflowers in the area and a guide to their identification.

Part 1 - An introduction to wildlflower ID

Botanical identification can be a little overwhelming with a wealth of terminology that can be challenging to immerse yourself in. If botany is new for you, or you just need a recap, this video will offer an overview and introduction to the world of botanical identification; including anatomy, terminology, the characteristics of common families and the use of flora keys.

Part 2 - Wildflowers of April

This video will provide a selection of wildflowers that typically bloom in April in the Dales. You will be provided with top tips on how to spot and identify these flowers, as well as contextual information about their natural history.

Part 3 - Wildflowers of May

This video will provide a selection of wildflowers that typically bloom in May in the Dales. You will be given top tips on how to spot and identify these flowers, as well as contextual information about their natural history.

Part 4 - Wildflowers of June

This video will provide a selection of wildflowers that typically bloom in June in the Dales. You will be given top tips on how to spot and identify these flowers, as well as contextual information about their natural history.

Part 5 - Wildflowers of July

This video will provide a selection of wildflowers that typically bloom in July in the Dales. You will be given top tips on how to spot and identify these flowers, as well as contextual information about their natural history.

Part 6 - Wildflowers of August

This video will provide a selection of wildflowers that typically bloom in August in the Dales. You will be given top tips on how to spot and identify these flowers, as well as contextual information about their natural history.   

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