Winter Ecology of Wildlife and Plants

By Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (other events)

Fri, Jan 12 2024 2:30 PM EDT Sun, Jan 14 2024 5:00 PM EDT

Winter can be a great time to study animals and plants and their movements or adaptations using tracking, cameras, and other techniques. Join Dr. Ardia for a two- and half--day field workshop to explore Hawk Mountain’s winter wildlife and to study how plants and other wildlife adapt to this critical life cycle period.

Instructor: Dr. Dan Ardia, Professor of Biology at Franklin and Marshall College

All participants receive training certificate. College credit possible for students. No experience is required, other than ability and gear for hiking rocky terrain on Hawk Mountain trails. Housing or camping on site may be available for an additional fee. For more information, contact Dr. Laurie Goodrich at 570-943-3411 ext. 106 or [email protected].

$250, $225 for Members and Students
Limited to 10 participants.

Fri, Jan 12  •  2:30 - 5 PM
Sat, Jan 13  •  8:30 AM - 4 PM
Sun, Jan 14  •  8:30 AM - 4 PM
* Times subject to change. 

This course is part of Hawk Mountain's Appalachian Field Institute workshop series, featuring 1-to-3-day field-oriented workshops designed for the amateur or professional naturalist (ages 18+) who are interested in learning more about the natural history and ecology of the central Appalachians. Certificates of completion will be provided to all attendees.

Scholarship opportunities are available via our IDEA Fund. Contact Laurie Goodrich at [email protected] to inquire.