F18A7 Foreign Invaders: Effects of Invasive Plant and Animal Species on the Shenandoah Valley

Please note: this course requires membership in
Lifelong Learning Institute Membership 2018-2019

Dates:September 13-27, 2018
Meets:Th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Hours:10.00
Location:JMU Ice House Room 117
Fee: $35.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact the program coordinator to find out if alternative classes are available.

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Description

1st class: Two hours of classroom time learning about invasive plant and animal species and their effects on wildlife, people and local ecosystems.

2nd class: Three hour field trip to Hillandale Park and Carrier Arboretum to look at weed species and gypsy moth damage.

3rd class: Three hour field trip to Hone Quarry to look at wooly adelgid damage and treatment, wineberry infestation and other weed species.
We will be carpooling on field trips.

Instructor: Nate Miller holds a Bachelor degree in Environmental Science from Bridgewater College and a Masters in Landscape Architecture from Clemson University. He is a Professor of Horticulture at Piedmont Virginia Community College and the owner of a landscape design company.


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