Lecture on Grasses of Forest, Farm, and Wetland May 17 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at BFL
Matt Arsenault, co-author of Grasses of Maine, 2018, will introduce us to grasses of Maine’s natural environment, the ecological benefits they provide (and problems they create), more common species, and examples of some rare and unique species of conservation concern. will teach us with pictures and live specimens, the grasses we can expect to see as we walk around our area. He will also introduce us to rushes, a much smaller group of grass-like plants.
Last year Matt taught us from his book Sedges of Maine. The new book on grasses will be published in time for the program
To be followed by a grass field trip on Sat., June 23, 10:00-12:00, at 210 Oak Hill Road, Swanville.