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Advanced Botany: Part One Of ACPP Module One

at New York Institute of Aromatic Studies - East Village 530 E 13th St, New York, New York 10009

When done right Botany is not a dry science but rather a bridge to greater intimacy with the plant world.  Many good practitioners who utilize botanical-based remedies do not have a grasp of basic botany and as a result miss out on much of the wonder of the plant world.   During this day-long class we will impart a basic understanding...

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$425

2 sessions

Cunningham Park (Teens/Adults)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Cunningham Park 19600 Union Tpke, Fresh Meadows, New York 11366

This underappreciated urban park has enough habitat variety and plant species to keep foragers busy for days. We'll highlight those species in season as summer fades into fall, in conjunction with The Down to Earth Farmer's Market. The event begins with a wild demo at the market, before we set off into the woods, thickets, and fields...

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$10

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Cunningham Park (Kids 12 & Under)

at "Wildman" Steve Brill - Cunningham Park 19600 Union Tpke, Fresh Meadows, New York 11366

This underappreciated urban park has enough habitat variety and plant species to keep foragers busy for days. We'll highlight those species in season as summer fades into fall, in conjunction with The Down to Earth Farmer's Market. The event begins with a wild demo at the market, before we set off into the woods, thickets, and fields...

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$5

Botanical Perfumery: A Two Day Intensive

at New York Institute of Aromatic Studies - East Village 530 E 13th St, New York, New York 10009

Take a journey into the world of botanical perfumery with this two day intensive. Learn everything from the history and terms to accord compositions. Leave with vials of your own creation! Customized handbook created by LABdk includes: Many forms used to educate concepts of perfumery, record keeping, scent evaluation / categorization, perfume brief...

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$649

2 sessions

What Plants Can Teach Us: A Talk w/ Robin Wall Kimmerer

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

As a botanist and member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Robin Wall Kimmerer blends science's polished art of seeing with indigenous wisdom. An expert bryologist and inspiration for Elizabeth Gilbert's The Signature of All Things, she believes mosses to be ancient storytellers from whom we can learn much about cooperation and sharing limited...

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$29

London Plane: A Love Story

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

A tale of arboreal ardor and the mysteries of exfoliating bark revealed! In this indoor class, we will take an closer look at what is arguably New York City's favorite tree: the lovely London Plane. After the talk, we'll take a brief outdoor stroll to see some London Planes in the wild.

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$8

Seed Starting: Inside and Out

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

For gardeners, the end of winter means selecting and starting seeds for the new growing season. This course covers both the basics of seed starting and the botany of seeds and seed germination.  Note: Please bring a confirmation for Garden admission. The Security Guard in the lobby of the Administration Bldg. at 1000 Washington Avenue will direct...

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$44

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Frankincense and Myrrh

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

For centuries, traditional peoples across the Middle East, the Mediterranean, and the tropics have used resins from plants from the Burseraceae family—for illumination, rituals, fragrance, medicine, and even stimulating camel milk production. Douglas Daly, NYBG B. A. Krukoff Curator of Amazonian Botany, presents the colorful history of...

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$85

Identifying Conifers

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Join Michael Mauro, curator of the Plant Family Collection, for an in-depth look at conifers. This course will help you master the identification and uses of this particular type of woody plant. Previous completion of Woody Landscape Plant Identification or Botany for Horticulturists highly suggested.

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$109

2 sessions

Bark and Buds Winter Walk

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Walk the wintery grounds of BBG to learn about tree ID. Evergreens are the most prominent trees this time of year, so we’ll focus on them, with a bit on identifying deciduous trees without their leaves, including bark, branch arrangement, and buds. We will also discuss some botany basics as well as touch on medicinal uses and other points of int...

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$29

Ferntastic

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

In habitats from the tropics to the poles, the world's 14,000 ferns, horsetails, quillworts, and clubmosses are dynamic, important, and remarkable. Robbin Moran, NYBG Mary Flagler Cary Curator of Botany and President of the New York Chapter Fern Society, is your guide to this unique family of plants. Take a microscopic look at spores being catapulted...

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$85

Food as Medicine

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

This intriguing class pairs botany with nutrition in the context of popular health trends, modern medicine, plant biochemistry, and ethnobotany. Study the relationships among edible plants, food production and consumption, and medicine. Take a look at primary nutritional components of food and their biological functions through the lens of food science,...

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$126

2 sessions

Level Two Certificate Program: Aromatic Scholars

at New York Institute of Aromatic Studies - East Village 530 E 13th St, New York, New York 10009

Our Level Two Certificate Program: Aromatic Scholars is an intensive immersion in both the art and science of aromatherapy and is designed for serious professional and holistic practitioners. Having already formed a relationship with essential oils, you’ll sharpen your sensory instincts and plant intelligence at the same time you practice real...

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$3,000

15 sessions

Winter Plant ID

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Crown Heights 1000 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11225

Join Sarah Owens, rosarian of the Cranford Rose Garden, on a journey through BBG's winter landscape. By observing deciduous trees and shrubs in their skeletal form, you will learn to ID plants based on characteristics like growth habit, bark patterns, buds, and leaf scars. Want to be able to identify trees and shrubs in the wintertime? Dress for...

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$110

2 sessions

Plant Collection and Preservation Workshop

at New York Botanical Garden - NYBG Bronx 2950 Southern Blvd, Bronx, New York 10458

From the field to the folder, this course covers the essentials of making museum- quality preserved plant specimens suitable for research, education, and decoration. Learn techniques and skills for collecting and preserving plants of your interest, wild or cultivated. Build your own herbarium, useful as a permanent record and study-aid for other Botany...

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$379

4 sessions

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