Rocky Mountain Field Botany Course Certificate

Rocky Mountain Field Botany Course Certificate

|Field Intensive Offering

We will be offering field intensives only for 2021. Details will be posted after January 8th, 2021.

For further information before then, please contact us at info@clinicalherbalism.com, or 720-406-8609.

The full certificate program will be held in 2022.

ABOUT THE COURSE | The Rocky Mountain Field Botany course is designed to provide a thorough introduction to field botany, positive plant identification, wild-crafting ethics, and sustainable harvesting and preservation techniques for the beginning to intermediate student. The main focus is on hands-on experience, along with a variety of lecture formats and labs. This year we will have an additional focus on wild edible plants.

 Costs

  • Tuition $1,000 (for current CSCH students) $1,250 (graduates and general public)
  • With a deposit of $300 (for current CSCH students) $400 (graduates and the general public)
  • Books and materials $200 (subject to cost change and non-refundable)
  • Application Fee $50

Prerequisites

High School diploma or equivalent. | RMFB Syllabus 2020

Details

  • Introduction to botany: terminology and plant anatomy, 3 hours
  • Introduction to the botanical keying method of plant I.D., 3 hours
  • Introduction to plant family characteristics
    and I.D., 3 hours
  • Botanical dissection lab, 3 hours
  • Keying lab I, 3 hours
  • Wild-crafting ethics and legal considerations, 3 hours
  • Harvesting and medicine-making techniques lab I, 3 hours
  • Keying lab II, 3 hours
  • Harvesting techniques and medicine-making lab II, 3 hours
  • Keying lab III, 3 hours
  • Harvesting techniques and medicine-making lab III, 3 hours
  • Keying lab IV, 3 hours
  • Harvesting techniques and medicine-making lab IV, 3 hours
  • Botanical ecology and plant communities, 3 hours
  • Advanced keying techniques, 3 hours
  • Advanced harvesting techniques, 3 hours
  • Advanced medicine-making methods and practice, 3 hours
  • Collaborative botany exercises, 3 hours
  • Independent study project (keying assignments), 14 hours

Total Certificate Hours: 68 Hours


Contact Us

For more information, call us at 720.406.8609
or email Info@ClinicalHerbalism.com OR kat.mackinnon@clinicalherbalism.com

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