BEAVER POND ECOLOGY
TIME: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
APPLICATION DETAILS |
Spectacular dragonflies, cavity-nesting birds, insect-eating plants, and a rich array of other plants and animals thrive in the ponds that beavers make. The diversity of life in a beaver pond and the beaver’s life will be the focus of this one-day workshop. A box lunch will be provided.
Maximum: 20 adults
Michael Runtz, B.Sc.
Michael Runtz has worked as a professional naturalist in Algonquin Provincial Park and Point Pelee National Park, published nine books on natural history topics, and hosted an internationally broadcast nature series. Michael writes a weekly nature column for three newspapers and teaches Natural History and Ornithology courses at Carleton University, for which he has received numerous awards.
The workshop will be held at Queen’s University Biological Station, located near Chaffey’s Lock, about 50 km north of Kingston, Ontario. Driving directions can be found | here
The fee for the workshop is $62. Lunch is included.
THINGS TO BRING
• rubber boots/hip waders (optional but useful)
• hat and clothing appropriate for the weather forecast
• insect repellent
• field guide(s)
• 10x loupe
• pen/pencil & notebook