Summer 2023 Workshops

We are excited to announce the first of our scheduled workshops for this summer! As we get closer to summer we will be adding new workshops, so be sure to follow us on social media and sign up for the Station newsletter HERE.

Summer workshops at Highlands Biological Station are:

  • Great for beginning and advanced students- most have no pre-requisites
  • Hands on and engaging
  • Taught by expert instructors from a variety of backgrounds
  • Designed for adult learners

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Mushrooms of the Carolinas and the Southern Appalachian Region: July 17-21

Alan and Arleen Bessette

Registration for this workshop is CLOSED.

This workshop will focus on the mycological diversity of North & South Carolina, and the Southern Appalachian Region.

Activities will consist of lectures/presentations on topics such as (but not limited to): Identification Techniques, Major Groups of Fungi, Ecology, Edibility & Toxicity; daily field work (forays); and laboratory/class activities where participants will be introduced to the use of field keys, microscopy, documentary photographic techniques, and more.

Designed for beginners wanting a solid introduction to mycology, and for more advanced individuals wishing to pursue their personal mycological interests, this workshop facilitates learning in a relaxed group setting in a unique and mycologically rich area.

Cost: $500 course fee + $300 housing fee (strongly encouraged)