Native Plant Identification and Wild Foods Byron Community College

Native Plant Identification and Wild Foods

Native Plant Identification and Wild Foods

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Join us for an introduction into the wonderful world of plant identification and become familiar with some of our local rainforest species and unique wild foods. In the spirit of fun and inquiry, we will cover some basic and intermediate level botanic terminology, identify rainforest species, plant families, and discover what edible fruits, shoots and roots are available in this area.

We will delve deeper into the nuances of plant ID and the interconnectedness of plant Families, with a special focus on edible species.

What to bring

  • Paper and pen
  • Wear appropriate clothing and shoes for weather on the day as we will be going outside(eg. sun protection or wet weather gear)
  • Small branch and leaf samples of your favourite unknown plant
  • Lunch/snacks

Important information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you.

Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Students are required to be 15 years old and above at the time of enrolment.

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We keep our class sizes small so that you get a better experience. Avoid disappointment, enrol early!

Course testimonials:

  • I loved it, Joey is extremely knowledgeable, approachable and patient. A thoroughly fun and informative workshop, I'd highly recommend it.
  • I throughly enjoyed the framework and content of this course. Our educator Joey was exceptional in the classroom and when we went on a walking tour. His knowledge, passion and respect for land and country is inspiring. Thanks for a great day.
  • Learnt alot of knew things I didnt know before