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Intro to Natural Areas Management

Learn principles and practices for managing critical habitats. Remnant natural areas act as genetic banks for plant, animal, and insect diversity. Join us as we visit a variety of managed ecosystems to discuss current conservation challenges and strategies with site managers and volunteer stewards.

Instructor: Greg Rajsky, Arboretum instructor
Notes: Thursday session held indoors; Sunday and Saturday classes held outdoors. Please dress for the weather and for walking off-trail over varying terrain on Sunday and Saturday. Limit 20.
Supplies: Please bring lunch and a water bottle for the Sunday and Saturday classes.
Driving directions: Driving directions will be provided in class for Sunday and Saturday classes.
Certificate information: Naturalist Certificate Natural Areas Track Requirement, Interpretive Track Elective (12 hours); WSP Elective (1 credit)
Educator opportunity: 12 CPDUs available
 

Course number: 
N400
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Thursday, August 20, 6:00-9:00 p.m.; Sunday, August 23, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; Saturday, August 29, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$138.00 members
$162.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

CALL: 630-719-2468
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW