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CANCELED - The Art of Pressed Flowers
CANCELED - The Art of Pressed Flowers
WhenSaturday, Aug 1, 2020, 1 – 4 p.m.
Campus roomDouglas Classroom
PresenterEve Rickenbaker, Herbarium Manager
Contact Informationurbhort@uw.edu
Ticket Linkapps.ideal-logic.com…
Description

**Although this class is listed as in-person, it may be necessary to reschedule or change the format to virtual based on public health guidelines. If you register now and cannot attend due to a class schedule or format change, you are eligible for a full refund. Please email us at urbhort@uw.edu if you are interested in the event but prefer to wait until details have been finalized.**

Explore the world of pressed plants and flowers, and make your own personalized gifts and cards. Take a tour of the Hyde Herbarium with Herbarium Manager Eve Rickenbaker and learn about how and why pressed plant specimens are preserved. She will show you the basics of selecting plants for pressing, the pressing and drying process, and finally how to mount a herbarium specimen.You will also be able to choose and mount a specimen of your own, complete with an official herbarium label.

Pressed plants make wonderful cards, so you will also have the chance to create notecards to give away or keep. (Retail value of materials taken home: $100)

Class meets in Merrill Hall for a tour of the Hyde Herbarium.

Cost: $50

Register Online or by phone (206-685-8033)

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