Southern Appalachian Naturalist Certification Program (SANCP) – Plants
May 11 - May 13| $349
One of 7 core courses in the Southern Appalachian Naturalist Certification Program.
Delve into the incredible diversity of plants found in the Southern Appalachians! We’ll make it easy to learn botanical terms, plant taxonomy, and plant identification. Students will participate in several field classes during which they will investigate particular plant communities, learning the plants common to those communities. Emphasis is given to plant distribution and communities as well as practice with keys and field guides. You never knew botany could be so fun!
Goal: To provide students with the knowledge needed to identify plants and with specific knowledge of the natural history of plants in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Cost: $349. Includes instruction, food and lodging in our dorm inside Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Cost for National Park Service employees: $139. Please call 865-448-6709 for discount code. Enter discount code when you register online below.
Please note: Online registration forms also serve as your health and wavier form which includes medical information. Please allow 20-30 minutes to complete the online form and have your information ready. All fields must be completed.
If you wish to register by mail, please complete registration pdf and waiver form. Mail both forms and your check to:
9275 Tremont Road
Townsend, TN 37882
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