Field Trip 1 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course

Field trip: Introduction to the Natural World Course

Field Trip 1 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course - Discovery Park

Field identification of trees, shrubs, wildflowers, mosses and lichens.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 1.0

Meet at 10:00 AM at the entrance to the Wolf Tree Trail which is close to the North Parking Lot (near Daybreak Star Center). Trail is just a short walk from the northwest end of the parking lot.

This field trip will last two to three hours and will give you the chance to practice using your field guide to identify birds, flowers and ferns as well as other plants and animals of the Coastal Forest Life Zone. After this field trip you may identify these species and more:

1. Artist’s Conk
2. Common Sword Fern
3. Cascade Oregon-Grape
4. Salmonberry
5. Skunk Cabbage
6. Western Bleeding Heart
7. Deer Fern



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Please dress appropriately for the weather. This can be a somewhat muddy trail. 

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