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

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  • Easy
  • Mileage: 1.0 mi

9 AM at North parking lot in Discovery Park right by the Wolf Creek Nature Trail- Google map link

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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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

 

bring a magnifying loupe if you have one

bring conifer and fern identification keys and flower tableau on pads or printed out (flower tableau is best in color)

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