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July 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Field Trip: Coastal Plain Ecology

Coastal Plain Ecology Field Trip
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This program takes place in-person Wednesday, July 21 (Rain Date: Wednesday, July 28)

Take botany to the beach! Experience first-hand the unique oceanside ecosystem of Cape Henlopen State Park on Delaware’s Atlantic coast. Bill McAvoy, Delaware’s State Botanist, guides you through the various plant communities and habitats of the park, where you’ll see a diverse assemblage of native flora and learn about their strategies for survival in the coastal plain’s environments. Bring your lunch, water, and be prepared for hiking in warm weather. Class size is limited.

About the Instructor:
Bill McAvoy is Delaware’s State Botanist. He extensively studied and published on the flora and habitats of the state. He is the lead author on a comprehensive native plant resource, Flora of Delaware Online Database.

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