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
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
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
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