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Adult Education Classes

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Natural History

Summer Tree Identification B: August 20; 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Meteorology of the Blue Ridge B: A Five-Week Class: August 22, 29, September 5, 12, 19; 9:30 a.m. – noon

Fall Flora of the Blue Ridge A: A Six-Week Class: August 22, 29, September 5, 12, 19, 26; 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Fall Flora of the Blue Ridge B : A Six-Week Class: August 23, 30, September 6. 13, 20, 27; 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Beginning Birding: August 28; 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Geology of the Blue Ridge: A Five-Week Class: September 5, 12, 19, 26; 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., October 3; 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Spiders of the Blue Ridge: September 14; 1 – 4 p.m.

Fall Birding in the Blue Ridge: A Four-Week Class: Saturdays, September 16; 9:15 – 11 a.m., September 23, 30, October 7; 8 – 11 a.m.

Ecology of the Blue Ridge: A Six-Week Class: September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25; 12:45 – 4:45 p.m.

Owl Prowl: September 21; 3 – 6 p.m., 8 – 10 p.m.

Fall Migration of Birds: September 25; 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Hawk Watch: September 26; 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Water Systems: A Four-Week Class: October 4, 11, 18, 25; 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Warblers: October 4; 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Landscapes of the French Broad: A Field Trip: October 5; 9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Botany Basics: An Eight-Session Class: October 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, November 2, 9, 14; 9:30 a.m. – noon

Treasures of the Fall Night Sky: October 20; 10 a.m. – noon

Fall Color and Native Tree Identification A: October 24; 1 – 4 p.m.

Wildlife Rehabilitation: October 27; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Mosses and Liverworts: October 28; 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fall Color and Native Tree Identification B: October 29; 1 – 4 p.m.

Reading the Forest: A Two-Week Class: November 1, 8; 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Woodpeckers: November 2; 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Bird Feeding Basics: November 8; 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Meteorology of the Blue Ridge A: A Five-Week Class: November 14, 21, 28, December 5, 12; 9:30 a.m. – noon

Duck Day: A Field Trip: January 11; 9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Understanding Lichens: January 27; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Winter Tree Identification A: January 27; 1 – 4 p.m.

Build Your Own Bluebird Box: February 20; 1 – 4 p.m.

Treasures of the Winter Night Sky: February 21; 10 a.m. – noon

Winter Tree Identification B: February 21; 1 – 4 p.m.

Meteorology of the Blue Ridge B: A Five-Week Class: February 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27; 9:30 a.m. – noon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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