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Turtle ID and Ecology

Explore the fascinating ecology of turtles and learn techniques for monitoring their biodiversity for management purposes. Discover how the health of turtle populations is tied to tree and woodland health and search for turtles on the grounds of the Arboretum using different monitoring methods. Discuss how many turtles typically share a habitat, review the concerns with turtle species introductions, and learn how to identify endangered and threatened turtles in Illinois.

Instructor: Tom Anton, conservation biologist, The Ecological Consulting Group, LLC
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Limit 20
Supplies: Please dress to for the weather and wear shoes for walking in wet and muddy areas.
Certificate information: Naturalist Certificate and WSP Elective (3 hours)
 

Course number: 
N384
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

Saturday, September 13, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Thornhill Education Center

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$25.00 members
$33.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

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