Conservation of Botanical Collections, West Dean College

Monday, 18 September, 2017 to Thursday, 21 September, 2017
Place: 
West Sussex

Conservation of Botanical Collections
This course will provide comprehensive training in the basics of collecting and pressing of fresh material through to the storage and cleaning of bound herbaria and will include current research regarding best practice.
It will cover how to provide the best environment, storage, mounting techniques and methods of display. The practical sessions are designed to give an opportunity for conservators to learn the best methods to apply to a range of botanical collections so that they may be able to utilise or adapt for future projects. The aim of the course is to promote discussion and raise awareness of the issues surrounding working with this material.
Fully-inclusive residential fee from £607
For more information please go to www.westdean.org.uk/OMC