Grasses for Beginners (Part 2)


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Join NHSN's Botany Specialist Group for an introduction to grasses and their identification at Havannah Nature Reserve

Event leads: Chris and Hazel Metherell

Event specifics: Tuesday 18 June, 10.30 am - 3.00 pm (approx)

Event cost: £5 NHSN Members/£7.50 Non-Members

Meet at: Warkworth Beach Car Park, NU454063

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Join NHSN's Botany Specialist Group for an introductory look at grasses and their identification.

In this session, you'll explore the various grass species associated with coastal grassland, dunes and salt marsh, learning to separate Red and Sheep's Fescue and much more while enjoying the wealth of wild plants found at this wonderful coastal site. This session should be suitable for both new attendees, and those who attended the previous grasses session at Havannah Nature Reserve.

If you take any photos while attending the event, please do share them with NHSN by emailing

Essential Equipment

Please bring a botanical hand lens if you have one, sturdy boots and a packed lunch