with Jeffrey Pippen, Ecologist
Joslin Classroom II (C107)
The registration period has closed for this event.
CLASS ON JANUARY 23RD HAS BEEN CANCELLED. (We will reconvene on Saturday, January 30th with an additional make-up date scheduled for February 6th.)
Jan 9, 16, 23, 30 (Inclement weather date: February 6); 1:00 – 4:00pm
Plant Ecology is a conceptual course designed for a broad audience interested in the interactions of plants within their environments. Ecological relationships at the organism, population, community, and ecosystem levels are examined, using examples from the rich and diverse North Carolina flora. Students learn about nutrient and energy cycling within ecosystems, as well as about current threats and trends for the conservation of ecosystems.
Fee: $130 ($117 NCBG members).
Capacity: Limit 15
About the Instructor:
Jeff has a B.S. and M.S. from the University of Michigan. He was a researcher in the Biology Department at Duke University, focusing on ecology and the effects of climate change on forest growth and has taught Biology at the community college, level, and undergraduate and graduate level forestry, wildlife, and environmental science courses at the Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment. Jeff’s current research investigates and documents biodiversity across North Carolina and beyond. He owns a consulting business, JP Ecological Consulting, where he conducts wildlife surveys, leads workshops on organism identification and ecology, and markets nature photographs.