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April

How to Use Plant Identification Keys

26th April, 10:00 - 14:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£40.00 - £45.00
How to Use Plant Identification Keys

Please note this event has been postponed to later in the year due to Covid-19 restrictions, all current ticket holders will be valid for the re-scheduled date.   Picture guides are really useful, when identifying wild plants, however, to get the most out of botanising, learning how to use keys is an essential tool. This course will take the fear out of ‘keying out’. You will be introduced to a range of different keys and their strengths and weaknesses will…

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Cannabidiol: Evidence for its medical uses and current controversies

28th April, 19:00 - 21:00
The South London Botanical Institute, The South London Botanical Institute323 Norwood Road SE24 9AQ GB + Google Map
Cannabidiol: Evidence for its medical uses and current controversies

Please note this has been postponed due to the current Covid-19 precautions, we hope to re-schedule later in the year, all current tickets can be transferred.   Although the application of medical cannabinoid drugs is controversial, it is a part of modern-day medicine. The list of diseases in which cannabinoids are promoted as a treatment is constantly expanding. Cases of significant improvement in patients have been described as anecdotal at best. In this talk, Chandni will outline the current evidence…

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May

Identifying Wild Plants – 1-6 courses

3rd May, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£50.00 - £250.00
Identifying Wild Plants – 1-6 courses

Introduction and Identification of Common Wild Plant families Please note this event has been postponed to later in the year due to Covid-19 restrictions, all current ticket holders will be valid for the re-scheduled date. One of six sessions, each of which will focus on 3-4 common wild plant families. You will be introduced to each family and their main vegetative and floral characteristics and then practice identification skills, using keys, and examine the plants in the field. This session…

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Identifying Wild Plants 2

17th May, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£50.00
Identifying Wild Plants 2

Identification skills and practice Please note this event has been postponed to later in the year due to Covid-19 restrictions, all current ticket holders will be valid for the re-scheduled date. One of six sessions, each of which will focus on 3-4 common wild plant families. You will be introduced to each family and their main vegetative and floral characteristics and then practice identification skills, using keys, and examine the plants in the field. This session will be on the…

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June

Identifying Wild Plants 3

14th June, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£50.00
Identifying Wild Plants 3

Identification and practice skills Please note this event has been postponed to later in the year due to Covid-19 restrictions, all current ticket holders will be valid for the re-scheduled date. One of six sessions, each of which will focus on 3-4 common wild plant families. You will be introduced to each family and their main vegetative and floral characteristics and then practice identification skills, using keys, and examine the plants in the field. This session will be on the…

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July

Identifying Wild Plants 4

5th July, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£50.00
Identifying Wild Plants 4

Identifying and Practice skills Please note this event has been postponed to later in the year due to Covid-19 restrictions, all current ticket holders will be valid for the re-scheduled date. One of six sessions, each of which will focus on 3-4 common wild plant families. You will be introduced to each family and their main vegetative and floral characteristics and then practice identification skills, using keys, and examine the plants in the field. This session will be on the…

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Summer School – Urban Botany for Aspiring Plant Scientists

28th July, 10:00 - 30th July, 16:30
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£200.00
Summer School – Urban Botany for Aspiring Plant Scientists

3 days of tasters in botany, biology, horticulture and related subjectsAn action packed 3 days for school leavers going on to further education in botany, biology, horticulture or other related subjects giving you a chance to explore Plant Science, Biology and related subjects in new and exciting ways. Take part in hands-on practical workshops using the SLBI's garden, library and herbarium, as well as botanical walks in local urban streets and parks. Sessions will be led by some of the…

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August

Identifying Wild Plants 5

2nd August, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£50.00
Identifying Wild Plants 5

Identifying and practice skills Please note this event has been postponed to later in the year due to Covid-19 restrictions, all current ticket holders will be valid for the re-scheduled date. One of six sessions, each of which will focus on 3-4 common wild plant families. You will be introduced to each family and their main vegetative and floral characteristics and then practice identification skills, using keys, and examine the plants in the field. This session will be on the…

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September

Identifying Wild Plants 6

20th September, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£50.00
Identifying Wild Plants 6

Identifying and practice skills Please note this event has been postponed to later in the year due to Covid-19 restrictions, all current ticket holders will be valid for the re-scheduled date. One of six sessions, each of which will focus on 3-4 common wild plant families. You will be introduced to each family and their main vegetative and floral characteristics and then practice identification skills, using keys, and examine the plants in the field. This session will be on the…

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October

Forensic Ecology

11th October, 10:00 - 16:00
The South London Botanical Institute, 323 Norwood Road
London, England SE24 9AQ United Kingdom
£45.00 - £50.00
Forensic Ecology

Identifying and practice skills The use of environmental and botanical data in forensic science has a long history dating to at least the early 20th century. Learn about the ways in which vegetation and other forms of environmental evidence can be used to help understand criminal activity. They will also practice some basic investigatory skills that may be used at a crime scene. It comes as a surprise to many that vegetation can be used to help understand how a…

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