Wild Seed Collection and Cleaning
August 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Chasing the Glory of Colorado Native Plants: Wild Seed Collection and Cleaning
a talk by Penn Parmenter
Where: This is a virtual Zoom event. Please make sure to download the Zoom application (https://zoom.us/download) and make sure it includes the latest Zoom update prior to the live course.
Cost: Wild Ones members $5; for non-members, we kindly ask for a $15 donation to help offset costs for this and future chapter programs. Scholarships are available for those experiencing financial hardship. Please inquire via email.
Heralding the start of a new seed collection season, Wild Ones Front Range Chapter welcomes mountain seed steward Penn Parmenter to share stories of field collecting native seeds and tips on how to clean them. Learn about wild seed collection ethics and best practices and permits/permissions needed to collect seed. Planting regionally adapted seeds from local genotypes is the best (and least expensive) way to introduce species diversity into cultivated gardens.