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Name your own species: Species Discovery Workshop

Posted on 26-10-2017 by Toine Baken

Name a whole new plant species during a free Species Discovery Workshop at Naturalis!

Have you ever wanted to name a whole new species? You can!

On November 18th 2017, Naturalis will host a ‘Species Discovery Workshop’. During this workshop participants will describe and name up to 25 new tree species in a single day – which has never been done before! Each participant will contribute in describing and naming one new tree species.
No specific experience or background is needed to participate, except for a love for nature!


Saturday, November 18th 2017
10.00am – 4.30pm

At the Naturalis Herbarium
Nieuwenhuizenweg 19, Leiden

The workshop is free!


Do you want to be a part of this? Don’t wait too long with signing up: there’s a maximum of 25 participants!

To reserve a workshop spot, or for more information, please contact:

Dr James Byng

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