What is a conifer, exactly? How is it different from an evergreen, or a gymnosperm? Join docent Paul Eldrenkamp as he leads us through the different types of conifers and how to identify them, the reasons behind their distinctive needle-like forms, and their rise and fall in evolutionary history.
Accessibility: This walk will include paved roads and woodchip and gravel paths.
Audience: This program is geared towards adults.
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