Forest Ecology - BLENDED

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Explore the basic principles that influence the ecological relationships of the forest ecosystem. Using the Garden grounds as a site for observation and field study, learn to understand the forces that shape our natural environment—the Northeast Woodland. Online lectures and on-site instruction provide an experience that expands your skills for the stewardship of plants.

Please note that the session on Saturday, Nov. 6 will take place at Van Cordlandt Park. Participants will be given meeting details by instructor.

Required Text:
1. Wessels, Tom. 2005. Reading the Forested Landscape. Countryman Press.
2. Kricher, John. 1998. Peterson Guide to Eastern Forests. Houghton Mifflin.

Click on "Full Schedule" below to see the exact meeting times for each class.

Schedule: IN PERSON - 2 Saturdays, 10/30 (NYBG), 11/6 (Van Cortlandt Park), 10am-2pm; ONLINE - 2 Wednesdays, 11/3, 11/10, 7-9pm
Times: 10:00am - 02:00pm
Instructor: Michael Gaige Michael Gaige
Location: Some sessions meet online & some at NYBG, Watson Room 102
2900 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10458
Session Number: 222BOT326BL
Price Non-Member : $325.00
Member : $295.00
Waitlist: $0.00
Materials List:
Click here for materials list (BOT326BL) (PDF Document)
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