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passeggiata nella natura

Tropical Botany Class w/ top Botanist

passeggiata nella natura

Tropical Botany Class w/ top Botanist

Durata
4 ore
Dimensioni del gruppo
Fino a 10 persone
Include
Drinks, Food
Offerta in
Inglese, Spagnolo
passeggiata nella natura

Tropical Botany Class w/ top Botanist

passeggiata nella natura

Tropical Botany Class w/ top Botanist

Durata
4 ore
Dimensioni del gruppo
Fino a 10 persone
Include
Drinks, Food
Offerta in
Inglese, Spagnolo

Cosa farete

This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity with the distinguished Costa Rican botanist Reinaldo Aguilar teaching about plants and their traditional uses in the most biodiverse place in the world. The course is designed for aspiring naturalists to professionals in botanical or biological fields. Course is held at Osa Interactive Gardens Rainforest Reserve and Living Classroom in Puerto Jimenez. Each participant receives a laminated poster and Certificate of Completion. Reinaldo speaks Spanish, so the English tours will have Colleen Spurlock, a PhD in Horticulture from UC-Davis, USA, as the translator. 9:00 AM Coffee, snacks, and introductions 9:10 AM Basic methods for plant identification 9:35 AM Discussion of natural history, uses of common plants for medicine, inks, fibers, and ornamental in the Osa Peninsula 10:00 AM Break 10:10 AM In field plant identification and collections 12:00 PM Break 12:10 PM Digital herbarium photography, using social media for botany, presentation of free online databases, and ArteFloraDeOsa (a project to expose the public to botany through art) 12:40 PM Preparation of herbarium samples 12:50 PM Conclusion and discussion 1:00 PM Course certificate

Il tuo host

Reinaldo

Reinaldo

Reinaldo Aguilar is a renowned botanist of the Osa Peninsula, recently honored by Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís for his botanical inventory in the Osa. Reinaldo began documenting plant diversity in Osa in 1991 and collected over 7,000 specimens, processed and dried for herbariums and over 100,000 scientific digital photos on flickr, as well as the ArteFloradeOsa project. Reinaldo has been collaborating with the Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden since 2008 and lead author of the Vascular Plants of the Osa Peninsula. For English, your translator will be Colleen Spurlock.

Che cosa è incluso

Food
Cookies
Drinks
Juice, Coffee, and Water

Dove ti troverai

Osa Interactive Gardens is a rainforest reserve dedicated to environmental education located only 5 minutes from central Puerto Jimenez; go from the BM grocery store in town to the frog ponds, Kapok tree, and butterflies in minutes. Osa Interactive features a living classroom, where you will find live examples of the species we discuss. Please message us on Airbnb if you need further directions when you book.

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Termini di cancellazione

È possibile cancellare e ottenere il rimborso totale di qualsiasi esperienza entro 24 ore dall'acquisto.

Termini di comunicazione

Comunica sempre attraverso Airbnb. Per proteggere i tuoi pagamenti, non trasferire mai del denaro e non comunicare al di fuori del sito web o dell'app di Airbnb.

Requisiti degli ospiti

Possono partecipare fino a 10 ospiti a partire dai 15 anni.

Altri consigli

Reinaldo speaks mostly Spanish, so the English tours will have a translator, Colleen Spurlock, a PhD in horticulture from the United States, working with him.
Reinaldo
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Tropical Botany Class w/ top Botanist
Nuova esperienza
$48 a persona
Nuova esperienza
$48 a persona