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News & events

Flood Zone Botany Walk

November 30, 2015

Science in the Park hosted a botany walk on October 31 in the James River flood zone. Twenty participants learned about hidden and not-so-hidden treasures of the James River Park System with VA Department of Conservation and Recreation Natural Heritage botanist John Townsend. John offered a wealth of knowledge about ecology in general, and the trees and shrubs of the fall zone in particular. He also touched on the lesser known groups of mosses and ferns along the way, but the elusive liverworts remained, well, elusive...

Science in the Park is sponsored by the VCU Rice Rivers Center and Friends of James River Park.

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