|A dedicated naturalist for over 40 years, Nancy Slowik is the former director of Greenbrook Sanctuary, co-founder of the Greenbelt Native Plant Center, and author of two books on local flora. Currently, she consults with Restore Native Plants to provide guidance for a native plant propagation facility and restoration facility in Ramapo Mountain Park Preserve.|
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Learn to identify native and introduced herbs, ferns, shrubs, and trees as they appear in summer, and get to know plants that may be found in fields, on roadsides, and in woodlands and wetlands. Learn about basic plant structure and taxonomy. You'll also make your own plant collections. You may borr more...
Learn to measure and monitor the ecological diversity observed and celebrated in and around New York City environs. Practice using field techniques for recording observations in nature while walking along trails in the Garden. Explore the biodiversity within your chosen study patch and incorporate m more...