The Ontario Naturalist Course Level I

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Event Description

Learn a vast array of naturalist skills from experts in the field.

This blended learning course, targeted at budding or amateur naturalists, combines 40 hours of in-class, hands-on instruction and self-paced online learning.

In this course you will learn species identification, ecological significance, biology, memory aids, and threats to local flora and fauna. This newfound knowledge will help you experience the natural world in a whole new way.

This course has a maximum cohort of 20 students to ensure high quality, individualized learning.

2019 COURSE DATES

Module 1: INTRODUCTION TO BIRDS | Saturday April 13 & Sunday April 14

Module 2: METHODS IN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION | Saturday April 27

Module 3: WILDFLOWER AND TREE IDENTIFICATION | Saturday June 1

Module 4: DRAGONFLIES AND DAMSELFLIES | Saturday July 13

Module 5: BAT ID & SURVEY METHODS | Thursday July 18

Module 6: BUTTERFLIES | Saturday August 10

Module 7: BEES | Saturday August 24

Module 8: REPTILES OF ONTARIO | Saturday September 28

Module 9: BIRDS OF PREY | Tuesday November 12

Module 10: NATURAL HISTORY OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO | Online

Module 11: AMPHIBIANS OF ONTARIO | Online

Module 12: MAMMAL ID AND TRACKING | Online

PRICING

$429 + HST