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Geology for Botanists and Ecologists
February 5 @ 1:30 pm - February 26 @ 4:30 pm$180
With Mike Schafale, Botanist and Geologist
Dates: Saturdays, February 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2022
Time: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Joslin Classroom I (C106)
Fee: $180 ($162 Members)
This primarily lecture course is a survey of the principles of geology most important to the distribution of native plants and natural communities. Classes cover the different types of rocks, their chemical and physical effects on the soils that form from them, the geological processes that shape the earth’s surface and the landforms that result from them, and the way natural communities align with these patterns. This course is intended for a broad audience, but some familiarity with natural communities, native plants, and some exposure to basic chemistry will be beneficial.