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Woods of the Central and South American Rainforest

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Sunday, November 7th

2 – 4pm

Leslie Botanical Classrooms

$15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)


Let’s explore some trees and their woods from Central and South America!
During this lecture, Janice Staugas revisits the basics of trees with you. She’ll explore the question, “What is a tree?” Learn the life cycle, uses, significance and more of tropical American tree wood.

The discussion will evolve into an exploration of rainforests. Experience Mexico, Central America, and South America through their trees. Appreciate the beauty of these trees’ woods made into bowls, spoons, platters, and more!


*Note: This is NOT a woodturning or carpentry class. The specimens presented during this class are not for sale.


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Refund Policy

Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the purchaser, the paid registration can be transferred to another student. In this case, please notify Kat Rivers at KRIVERS@WATERFRONTGARDENS.ORG or 502-276-5404 with the name of who will attend in your place. Multi-event series cannot be transferred. In the event that Waterfront Botanical Gardens cancels a class for any reason (e.g. low enrollment, instructor unavailability, natural hazard, etc.), we will attempt to reschedule the class or event. If there is no reschedule, the purchaser will be issued a full refund. Refunds are issued by check only. 

Emergency Cancellation

In the event of an emergency cancellation, the Gardens will contact registered students with a cancellation notice (always provide/maintain a current email address and phone number so that we may notify you of an emergency or cancellation). The Gardens will attempt to reschedule classes cancelled due to an emergency event if possible.


November 7
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG
1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States