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Wetland Ecology

An Arboretum instructor walking by prairie plan along Meadow Lake.
Learn the essentials of wetland ecology and the management techniques necessary to maintain threatened wetland ecosystems. Wetlands are critical habitats in the Great Lakes region. Today, these ecosystems are threatened by encroaching development, invasive species, and pollution. Discuss the principles of wetland ecology underlying restoration practice, visit sites that represent different stages of restoration, and explore the management of these systems.This class can be taken as a component of the Woodland Stewardship Program in natural areas management.

Instructor: Scott Kobal, plant ecologist, Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Notes: Held indoors and outdoors. Limit 20
Driving Directions: The Saturday class will visit locations away from the Arboretum. Driving directions will be provided to registrants.
 

Course number: 
W303
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

This class will be offered again in June 2018. Registration will open Tuesday, February 20, 2018.

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum. 

$55.00 members
$65.00 nonmembers
REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 

This class will be offered again in June 2018. Registration will open Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
ONLINE: REGISTER NOW
CALL: 630-719-2468 (or to be wait listed)
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.