Botanist Jack Carter Leads PEEC Workshop

Botanist Jack Carter, at right in blue, with Mark Jones, left, at Saturday’s workshop at PEEC. Photo by Felicia Orth

PEEC News:

Noted botanist Jack Carter gave a workshop Saturday morning at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center (PEEC) on tree and shrub identification using the latest edition of his book, Trees and Shrubs of New Mexico (Mimbres Publishing, 2012.)

Nearly 20 people from Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Taos participated, learning new botanical words and gaining confidence in their identification of New Mexico flora, including roseberry juniper, big joint-fir, desert willow, hackberry and soapberry.

Karla Sartor studies local flor during Saturday’s workshop presented by botanist Jack Carter. Photo by Felicia Orth

Tim Langworthy recently moved to Los Alamos and participated in the workshop at PEEC. Photo by Felicia Orth

Workshop participants from left, Yvonne Keller, Judy Machen and Karla Sartor. Photo by Felicia Orth



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