5251 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1 CA

Start date: Wednesday, July 24 2024.


 On Wednesday, July 24, 2024, from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Resource person: learn@vandusen.org

Location: Visitor Centre - VanDusen Botanical Garden


Join us for this insightful tour & talk featuring the Conifers of VanDusen Botanical Garden. Coniferous trees, ranging from towering giants to alpine miniatures, are among the most diverse and long-lived organisms on Earth, with a fascinating natural history and a wide range of ornamental uses. Join Buck Buchwald, the Site Supervisor of horticulture operations at VanDusen, to discover the fascinating variety of conifers in the Garden, including evergreens and deciduous species, and learn about their unique adaptations and ecological roles.

Online registration is required. 

About the Instructor 

Buck Buchwald, the Site Supervisor of horticulture operations at VanDusen, has been with Vancouver Parks since 2015. He holds a degree in Forestry Conservation from UBC and has a deep passion for BC ecosystems. While he is now curious about all sorts of plants, trees were his first botanical interest.  He enjoys nothing more than wandering in the great variety of outdoor spaces to be found here in our province. 

Image by đź‘€ Mabel Amber, who will one day from Pixabay

Available: Available

Price: $24.20 Taxes not included

<p><span class='promotion-title'>VBGA Member Discount </span><br /><br /><span class='promotion-application-text'>Receive a discount when you enter a Discount Code.</span><br /><span class='promotion-application-text'>If you are a member of the Gardens, enter promotional code MEMBER at checkout to receive your 10% discount!</span><br /><div class='promotion-discount-desc'><br /><span class='promotion-discount-item'>Discount of 10% </span><br /></div></p>

Notes: Please note that registration will close at 4:00 p.m. PT, one business day before the event. Cancellation policy: No refunds will be given for education courses. A credit will be applied to your account for cancellations with one week's notice. With less than a week's notice, no credit will be given. No new credit will be issued if the cancelled course was purchased using prior credit. Program cancellation by the VBGA due to Public Health Restrictions will result in education program credit equivalent to the value lost. Credits must be used within one year from the date issued. Please notify us of your cancellation in writing to learn@vandusen.org

Prerequisites: Educational programs are available for both members and non-members. In order to register for a class, you first need to open an account with Amilia, our online registration portal. Note that your membership account does NOT give you this access. You must open a separate account in Amilia. Follow this link to create your account: https://www.amilia.com/en/Signup Please save your Amilia account username & password for registration in future classes.

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