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WTM 200
Field Botany


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 60

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:20


Description
Focus on the plant identification and restoration process. This information will be used in watershed assessment and restoration activities. Laboratory and field work provide opportunities to use dichotomous keys and learn the local flora. Students will be required to create a journal that depicts the distribution, identification, life history, and cultural significance of plants in eastern Washington/Oregon to be used as a resource for watershed restoration. Students will also work on oral communication and speech skills through a series of plant-based presentations and a group restoration plan presentation. Students will also work on oral communication and speech skills through a series of plant-based presentations and a group restoration plan presentation. Formerly NR 200.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize and describe how plants are classified utilizing general principals of taxonomy.
  • Employ the use of a dichotomous key and reference books to identify and classify unknown species.
  • Demonstrate how to use native plants in restoration projects.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate orally.

  • Course Topics
  • Classification/nomenclature
  • Plant morphology
  • Plant family identification
  • Plant communities
  • Noxious weeds
  • Native plant restoration

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    Two Year Projected Schedule

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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
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    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.