Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Soil Ecology Class (starts Saturday!)

Interested in Soil Ecology? Sign up for a class at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. It will be a lot of fun!

Dates:Saturdays, Aug 4, 11, 18
Time: 1:30 - 5:30 pm
Instructor: Nicolette Cagle, Ecologist

This course is intended for a broad audience. Students are introduced to the complex world of soils including information on how they are formed, characterized, and populated by a wide array of organisms. An overview of soil types is presented, followed by the study of typical Piedmont soils and their properties. The various roles that soils play in both human society and ecological systems are discussed.

More information can be found here: http://ncbg.unc.edu/classes-workshops/#native_plant