Continuing Education

Mosses of Alberta Workshops

Designed for the field professional or those interested in gaining better identification skills, the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta offers workshops in moss identification.


An Introduction to the Peatland Mosses of Alberta

Mosses are an important component of the diversity of Alberta with approximately 525 species in the province. However, they are often overlooked because of their small size. This two day workshop consists of a practical introduction to moss identification. Participants will learn the characters most useful for the identification of 40 common species. The workshop combines both lab and field identification. A short field visit to the river valley will introduce participants to the mosses and their habitats in a natural environment.

When: May 18 & 19, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: The workshop will be held in Lab 1-10 in the Agriculture-Forestry building on the University of Alberta campus.
Price: $595 + GST

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An Introduction to the Mosses of Alberta

Mosses are an important component of the diversity of Alberta with approximately 525 species in the province. However, they are often overlooked because of their small size. This two day workshop consists of a practical introduction to moss identification. Participants will learn the characters most useful for the identification of 40 common species. The workshop combines both lab and field identification. A short field visit to the river valley will introduce participants to the mosses and their habitats in a natural environment.

When: May 25 & 26, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: The workshop will be held in Lab 1-10 in the Agriculture-Forestry building on the University of Alberta campus.
Price: $595 + GST

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