This course will explore the variety of wetland types and functions, and emphasize the diverse hydrological, biological and physical interactions that occur within wetlands. Address critical issues surrounding wetland management, become familiar with different wetland types and how they are classified, and develop skills in understanding the interactions between wetland hydrology, soils, and vegetation.
Instructor: Scott Kobal, Forest Preserve District of DuPage and Kurt Dreisilker, The Morton Arboretum
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Be prepared to be outdoors in each class. Limit 20.
Certificate information: WSP Requirement (24 hours)
Prerequisites: Woodland Conservation & Management (W001) or instructor permission required.
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION:
Wednesday, July 9, and 3 Thursdays July 17-31, 6:00-9:00 p.m. and 3 Saturdays, July 12-26; 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
FEES AND ADMISSION:
Fee includes admission to the Arboretum.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW