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CANCELED: Bird Course Begins (1st-12th)
June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Biology & Conservation of Birds: June 1 – June 12
Dr. Rob Bierregaard, Drexel University & Academy of Natural Science
Bird diversity is extremely high in the southern Appalachian mountain and Blue Ridge Escarpment region, an area that includes a wide range of plant community types over a nearly 4000-foot range in elevation. This basic course in ornithology covers morphology, systematics, ecology, conservation, and behavior of birds. Numerous field trips in the local area will acquaint students with the rich bird fauna of the region.
Scholarships Available from the Highlands Plateau Audubon Society.
Prerequisites: Introductory biology, ecology, or permission of instructor.