Classes & Workshops

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Saturday, April 1

RESCHEDULED FOR FALL
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Classroom
$25 Public | $20 Members

HABITAT GARDENING FOR POLLINATORS 

Learn about habitat gardening with landscape designer April Garbat, including the water availability needs, shelter, and the best native plants for local pollinators. 

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Sunday, April 2 
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Outdoor Classroom
$35 Public | $30 Members

COLOR ALL AROUND: DYES & THE PLANTS THAT MAKE THEM 

Discover the colors of both native and invasive dye plants and best practices for harvesting and using these remarkable hues. 

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paul

Thursday, April 6 
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
East Classroom
$15 Public | $10 Members

ALTARED NATURE: WILDLIFE, ART AND ECOPHILOSOPHY 

DPaul Faulstich, PhD, professor at Pitzer College, will present his photo and video documentation of wildlife in the local foothills and introduce us to environmental art based on his research. 

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Tuesday, April 11
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
East Classroom
$15 Public | $10 Members

WILDFIRE REGIMES AMID A CHANGING CLIMATE 

Jon Keeley, PhD, will discuss his work and research about the ways wildfire regimes are affected by Climate Change. 

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Thursday, April 27
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lenz Classroom
$15 Public | $10 Members

BOTANY & THE BARD: SHAKESPEARE AND BOTANY IN THE VICTORIAN ERA 

Join Lori Anne Ferrell, PhD, and Lucinda McDade, PhD, for a presentation on their research about the confluence of plants and Shakespeare in the Victorian Era. 

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grasses web

Saturday & Sunday,
April 29 - 30

8:30 am - 5:00 pm
(both days)
East Classroom & Field Trip
$300 Public | $250 Members

GRASSES WORKSHOP 

JIn this two-day workshop taught by Travis Columbus, PhD, participants will be instructed on the vegetative and reproductive features of grasses (Poaceae). A field trip to Santa Rosa Plateau is planned for the afternoon of Sunday.

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pole web

Saturday & Sunday
May 20 & 21
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

East Classroom & Field Trip
$150 Public | $125 Members

ADVENTURES IN POLEMONIACEAE 

Taught by J. Mark Porter, PhD, this two-day course will introduce you to the diversity and beauty of plants to be found within the Polemoniaceae plant family. 

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Classes and Registration

Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden offers exciting programs that enrich and engage the public through continuing education classes on a wide range of topics. The Garden offers weekday and weekend classes year-round. Join us to develop new skills, meet new friends and get into the Garden.

Browse classes and workshops for adults. All classes and programs require preregistration. Members receive a discount on class fees. Teachers can plan school groups visits here.

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