Course at a Glance

March 5
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, Eureka

Plant Intelligence


With Brian Dykstra

Are plants conscious? Do they perceive and respond to the world in a thoughtful nuanced manner? What evidence is there for problem solving, sociality, cooperation, memory, or intelligence? This class explores the scientific debate over plant consciousness and intelligence with an engaging format.

Tues., March 5 • 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, Eureka

$40 • Class #: 27174

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Brian Dykstra

Brian Dykstra

Brian Dykstra is a botanist and ecologist. Bees, pollination biology, botany and ethnobiology are his interests. He completed his MS thesis on pollination ecology and earned a certificate in community college education (Humboldt State University). He has taught community college and managed an academic greenhouse for a large university. He has worked in pollination research and outreach, agricultural extension research, field botany, science editing, and served as education/outreach chair for a native plant society, farming, and much more.