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Jim Gilbert

Waconia, MN
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From 1998 to 2017, Jim taught for the Environmental Studies program at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota. Previously Jim served as a Hopkins Public School science teacher and naturalist for 30 years. He is a consulting naturalist for WCCO Radio, co-author of the Minnesota Weatherguide Calendars, author of five books on nature in Minnesota, and writer of a weekly newspaper column.

Current Courses Offered by Jim Gilbert

2 Days
Teaser image for Spring Phenology in the Field: Wildflowers and Beyond

Spring Phenology in the Field: Wildflowers and Beyond

Nature has its own rhythms and these days, it can be hard to predict! Phenology is the recording of the natural calendar—the arrival times of various migrating birds, lake ice-outs, blooming dates of wildflowers, harvest times for crops, and tree leaves changing color in the fall are all events that…
Fri, May 31st, 2019  –  Sat, Jun 1st, 2019
Day 1: 9am-6pm, Day 2: 9am - 4pm
Instructor: Jim Gilbert