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Reading the Woods: Forest Ecology in the Field

Course Overview

The woods-- we're surrounded on three sides here in Grand Marais, but there's much more to understand than simply trees. Join Featured Guest Lee Frelich of the U of MN Center for Forest Ecology for an in-the-field introduction to Forest Ecology. After a brief introductory session, students will carpool to a nearby forested site and learn to see the woods through the eyes of an ecologist, looking for evidence of storms, fire, deer and moose browsing, earthworm invasion and the early effects of climate change.

Dates

Sat, Jun 3rd, 2017

Course Details

Length: 1/2 day
Skill Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Hours: 1pm-4:30pm
Registration Cost: $40.00
Additional materials fee paid to instructor when class starts: included

Tools

You will need the following tools for this class:

Dress for the outdoors and wear hiking shoes

Once registered, students will receive a confirmation packet in the mail that may offer additional optional tool recommendations and suggested reading.

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