|Walking & Hiking|
May 21 (Saturday), 9:00am - 4:00pm
Join Professor Katherine Glew, PhD to learn about the fascinating lichens of the forest. After a short overview of lichens in the classroom, venture into the watershed to find them. The last part of the day will be spent identifying and studying specimens collected in the field.
June 5 (Sunday), 10:00am - 3:00pm
August 6 (Saturday), 9:00am - 4:00pm
August 20 (Saturday), 9:00 - 4:00
Spend the day with watershed ecologists Rolf Gersonde, PhD, and Bill Richards. They will help you discover the hidden connections in the forests and share how we restore biodiversity and habitat in young forests of the watershed. Explore differences in wildlife habitat and other ecosystem qualities between young and old forests in the Rex Basin. Participants must be able to hike 2 - 3 miles of moderate to strenuous intensity over rough terrain on and off trail.
September 17 (Saturday), 9:00am - 4:00pm
Come explore the fascinating fungi of the Cedar River Watershed. This one-day class provides an overview of fungi, the characteristics of fungi used for identification, and their roles in forest ecology. The class is perfect to begin your exploration of these amazing organisms found all around us. Please note that this class does not focus on edibility.
October 15 (Saturday), 9:00 - 2:00
October 16 (Sunday), 9:00am - 2:00pm