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Botanical Chronicles: Herbarium 101 ~ Making a Plant Press

April 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Join us on a botanical journey with “Botanical Chronicles: Herbarium 101.” Discover the fascinating world of herbaria, where preserved plant specimens become a window to the past and a treasure for the future.

What you’ll be impressed by:

  • Herbarium Significance: Explore how herbaria preserve a historical record of change in vegetation over time, offering invaluable insights for science.
  • Plant Press Creation: Craft your own plant press to start a personal botanical collection.
  • Specimen Collection: We’ll venture outdoors to find and select various plants for your herbarium.
  • Preservation Techniques: Learn techniques to prepare and press plants, capturing their details beautifully.

A gateway to botanical history!

Perfect for aspiring botanists and nature lovers, this program offers hands-on experience in plant preservation. Create your own herbarium and contribute to  the chronicles of botanical history!



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April 24
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
$8.00 – $10.00
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Marion Natural History Museum
8 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738 United States
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