Natural Areas Management (Online and In-person)

Schedule and Location

This class will be offered again in April-May 2019. Registration will open Tuesday, February 19, 2019.

Fees and Registration

BY PHONE: 630-719-2468 (Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

$65.00 member
$76.00 nonmember
(Fees include admission to the Arboretum)

Course Description

Learn principles and practices for managing critical habitats. Remnant and restored natural areas act as reservoirs for plant, animal, and insect diversity. Join us as we visit a variety of managed ecosystems to discuss current conservation challenges and strategies. This class can be taken as a component of the Natural Areas Conservation Training Program in natural areas management.

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Greg Rajsky, True Nature Consulting

Course Details

  • Notes: Sunday and Saturday classes held outdoors. Please dress for the weather and for walking off-trail over varying terrain on Sunday and Saturday. Limit 20.
  • Supplies: Please bring lunch and a water bottle for the Sunday and Saturday classes.
  • Driving directions: Driving directions will be provided for Sunday and Saturday classes.
  • Continuing education: This class fulfills a requirement for the Natural Areas Conservation Training Program.

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