9:00 am to 4:00 pm
APPLICATION DETAILS |
The one-day workshop introduces participants to wetland ecology, biodiversity, and conservation. Participants will learn about aquatic plant and animal diversity. Experiences will include discussions of beaver pond ecology, wetland function and restoration, as well as hands on experience assessing water chemistry and identifying key members of the aquatic biota.
Maximum: 20 adults
Dale Kristensen, B.Sc., M.Sc.
Dale Kristensen has worked as a biology and ecology instructor at Queen's University for the past 24 years, and is currently the manager of the Phytotron, a research greenhouse facility. He is an avid naturalist known as much for his enthusiasm for teaching as his knowledge of local plant and wildlife ecology. With his work in environmental assessment and restoration, Dale offers a unique perspective on both the science of wetland ecology and the practical aspects associated with their conservation. LOCATION
The workshop will be held at the Elbow Lake Nature Conservancy Reserve, approximately 35 kms north of Kingston, Ontario. See map | here
The fee for the workshop is $60. Participants are responsible for bringing their own bag lunch and drinks.
THINGS TO BRING
• bag lunch, beverage, snacks (we will be eating in the field)
• 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