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April 17 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Trillium Treasureland: Field Trip to Shenks Ferry

Trillium at Mt. Cuba Center.
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Saturday, April 17

Experience the beauty of thousands of trilliums surrounded by Virginia bluebells, Dutchman’s-breeches, columbines, and other spring ephemerals at Shenks Ferry Wildflower Preserve. Learn the ecology and geology of the area and how this unique wildflower treasure came to be. Bring your lunch and be prepared for hiking uneven terrain. (Class size is limited.)

A copy of Trilliums of Mt. Cuba Center is included in the registration fee.

About the Instructor:

Chris Hoess teaches biology and biochemistry at Delaware Technical Community College and is Chair of the Friends of the State Line Serpentine Barrens. His interests include ferns, trilliums, plant phylogenetics, and the management and restoration of serpentine ecosystems.

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