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October 2018

Beginners Workshop to Mushroom Identification

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildwood Ecoforest, 2929 Crane Rd
Nanaimo, BC Canada

Mushrooms can be mysterious. For most of the year we might be unaware of their presence, but a few fall rains and puhpowee – up they pop. This introductory workshop will focus on identification, but on the way to that goal we will touch on fungal ecology. Extra attention will be given to edible mushrooms which are relatively easy to identify as well as poisonous ones to avoid. Handouts will be provided. Bring a magnifying glass if you have one,…

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November 2018

Buds, Boughs and Bark – Winter Plant Identification

November 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildwood Ecoforest, 2929 Crane Rd
Nanaimo, BC Canada

This workshop is intended to increase your comfort at identifying plants and enhance your appreciation of plants and their habitats. The focus of the workshop will be on trees and shrubs. About the instructor: Jay is an avid naturalist with a keen interest in plants, birds and fungi. He is the site manager for the Swan Lake and Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary. Prior to that he was the site manager at Wildwood and as such has a special connection to…

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