Certificate in Native Plants
presented by TN Valley Chapter of Wild Ones &
Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center &
TN Native Plant Society
The Certificate in Native Plants program is designed to expand students' knowledge of botany, ecology, conservation and uses of native flora in the southeastern United States. The CNP offers a blend of classroom instruction, hands-on learning and guided hikes. Participants are required to complete four core classes, eight electives, and 40 hours of volunteering for approved native plant projects.
Classes are open to Wild Ones members and non-members, whether or not you are pursuing the certificate. Classes fill quickly and pre-registration is required.
July 10, 2021, Summer Tree Identification
August 14, 2021, Pollination: Close Encounters of the Pollinating Kind
September 11, 2021, Sedges and Rushes
October 9, 2021, Botany I
November 13, 2021, Botany II
December 11, 2021, Micorrhizae and Fungi
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2021 CNP Updated Class Schedule