Glenn Keator

Glenn Keator

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Teaches: Plant ID, Plant Terminology, Designing with Natives, Taxonomy and others

Glenn is a free-lance botanist, teacher, and writer. Besides teaching part-time at Merritt College, he teaches at Strybing Arboretum, Regional Parks Botanic Garden (Tilden), and California Academy of Science. Courses at Merritt include Mediterranean and advanced natives, and conifers i.d. courses, and a new course this fall on designing gardens for natives. His primary interest is California natives, their identification and garden uses. Glenn’s books include Plants of the East Bay Parks, In Full View: Three Ways of Seeing California Plants, and the The Life of an Oak: an Intimate Portrait. A new book from UC Press, Trees of the San Francisco Bay Region, is due out next year.

FacStaff Category: Part-Time Instructors.