5251 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1 CA

Start date: Tuesday, April 11 2023.


 On Tuesday, April 11, 2023 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Resource person: learn@vandusen.org

Location: Via Zoom


Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed joins the VBGA to teach about deciduous tree identification. Participants will learn about native and commonly cultivated species found in VanDusen Botanical Garden and around the Lower Mainland. Learn key characteristics of the most common deciduous tree families and recognize them in urban and wild environments. A Garden map will be provided to guide you to find highlighted plants in VanDusen Botanical Garden at your leisure (admission is sold separately).

Instructor’s Bio

Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed MSc is a botanist and co-owner of ALCLA Native Plants, a native plants nursery based in Mohkinstsis or Calgary, AB. She is qualified with a BSc in Botany from Calgary, AB and an MSc in Herbal Medicine from Middlesex University, London, UK. She is a former faculty member at Pacific Rim College in Victoria BC, where she taught Botany and Horticulture.

This course will take place online, and recordings will be available for a limited time to participants.

Pre-registration is required.


Available: Available

Price: $24.20 Taxes not included

Notes: Please note that registration for our webinars will close an hour before the event. Online course log-in details will be sent 24 hours before the course date. 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

Requirements: 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.

More information: Instructor: Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed

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