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Plant Pressing Workshop Series


Learn how to make museum-quality preserved plant specimens suitable for research, education, and the arts under the guidance of botanist, Daniel Atha. Gain the knowledge and skill to develop your own herbarium and finish the course having prepared a variety of dried, mounted and labeled specimens. You’ll learn how to select the best material for preservation; how to press, dry, and arrange them; how to format a good specimen label; and how to mount plants using archival materials. All materials will be provided. Cost: $50 for the whole series. Max: 11 people. Photos courtesy of Daniel Atha. PLEASE NOTE: foraging or collecting specimens for any purpose is prohibited in the Preserve. This includes plants, seeds, wildlife, rocks, etc. RockefellerStateParkPreserve.org/events

Rockefeller State Park Preserve
  • 125 Phelps Way
  • Pleasantville, NY 10570