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Cindy Crosby: Tallgrass Prairie Ecology (Online Only Course)
September 3, 2020 @ 8:00 am–September 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm$39 – $46
Digitally explore the intricacies of the tallgrass prairie landscape and learn how to restore these signature American ecosystems. Look at the history of this unique type of grassland from the descent of glaciers over the Midwest millions of years ago, to the introduction of John Deere’s famous plow, to where we are today. We will examine different types of prairie, explore the plant and animal communities of the prairie and discuss strategies specific to restoring prairies in this engaging online course. Come away with a better understanding of prairies, and key insights into how to restore their beauty.
This class is offered through the Morton Arboretum. It is $39 for members and $46 for nonmembers. Attendees may take 60 days to complete the course materials. A mid-course Zoom event will take place September 29.
To learn more or to register, call 630-719-2468 or visit: https://www.mortonarb.org/courses/tallgrass-prairie-ecology-online-only