North Carolina Botanical Garden
Course

Entomology

with Stephen Hall, Landscape Ecologist


Date(s): Saturdays June 1, 8, and 15

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Fee: $97 ($87 Members)

 

This nine hour course is designed for a broad audience.  Most aspects of insect biology will be covered, with an emphasis on the adaptations that have made them the most diverse group of organisms. The variety of orders, families, and species will be reviewed, using examples found in the local area. Observational techniques will be demonstrated in a field trip to Mason Farm, and a tour of the Garden’s display areas will be used to discuss how to improve habitats for insects in our own backyards.

 

No prerequisites.

 


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Remaining Seats: 10

Registration open through 5/30/2019 11:59 PM EST Refund Policy


About the Instructor

Stephen received a  Ph.D. in Biology from UNC-Chapel Hill. He worked for 25 years with the North Carolina Natural Heritage Program as Invertebrate Zoologist and Landscape Ecologist, where he conducted surveys of butterflies, moths, and other insects, integrating them into the Program’s conservation efforts. Stephen is currently developing a website covering the state’s moth fauna.

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Location

Joslin Classroom II (C107)

100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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