Introduction To the Natural World Course
05/14/13 - 09/24/13
Mountaineers Program Center
Member: $90.00 / Non Member: $140.00
Cancellation and Refund Policy
The course includes four presentations at the Mountaineers Program Center at Magnuson Park Seattle, and four field trips (2 local and 2 in the mountains). Participation in all activities is not required. To graduate, submit a list of 100 identified species. We will celebrate your success and get to know other naturalists at a potluck in September. The goal is to have fun and to learn.
May 14 - Introduction, Geology and Climate, Life Zones, and Conifers
June 4 - Birds, Ferns, and Flowers
June 18 - Insects and Butterflies, Eastside Flowers and Birds.
July 16 - Amphibians and Reptiles, Mt Rainier flowers, Mammals and their Signs.
FIELD TRIPS 2013
May 15-31 - (various half-day Sat or Sun, some weekday evenings) Local parks (coastal forest plants, trees, shrubs and ecosystems).
June 5-16 - (various-Sat or Sun mornings, some weekday evenings) Local Parks-Birds
July 13 or 14 - (Sat or Sun, full day)* - Teanaway area
August 17 or 18 - (Sat or Sun, full day)* - Mount Rainier National Park
*Dates may change depending on snow levels. Cancellation Fee of $20 for all cancellations after course closing date of 5/10/13.