Tuesday, March 11, 2008

some news, conservation and otherwise


"The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Field Station conducts a series of Natural History Workshops. These workshops offer an opportunity to study focused topics at college-level instruction under the guidance of noted authorities. Most workshops present two full days of instruction, and housing and meals are available at the Station. Enrollment is limited to
20, the atmosphere is informal and instruction is individualized. Workshops may also be taken for graduate or undergraduate credit by enrolling in UWM, Topics in Field Biology. Fees vary. Please contact the Field Station for more information and a registration form, or visit the website at http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/fieldstation/wkshops.html for full descriptions of each course, fee information, and a downloadable Registration Form. The 2008 workshop schedule includes seven courses:

Field Herpetology: Identification of Wisconsin Amphibians and Reptiles
Instructor: Dr. Josh Kapfer
May 30 & 31 (Friday & Saturday), June 1 (Sunday) optional

Vegetation of Wisconsin
Instructors: Dr. James Reinartz and Marc White
June 9-14 (Monday-Saturday)

Sedges: Identification and Ecology
Instructor: Dr. Anton Reznicek
June 20 & 21 (Fri-Sat)

Ecological Geology
Instructor: Dr. Roger Kuhns
July 7-11 (Monday-Friday)

Fishes of Wisconsin: Identification and Ecology
Instructor: Dr. Michael Pauers
July 18 & 19 (Friday & Saturday)

Common and Nuisance Algae
Instructor: Dr. Craig Sandgren
July 25 & 26 (Friday & Saturday)

Wetland Delineation
Instructor: Dr. Don Reed
Sept. 12 & 13 (Friday & Saturday)

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Field Station
3095 Blue Goose Rd.
Saukville, WI 53080
Phone: 262 675-6844
Fax: 262 675-0337


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