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COURSE INFO PROVIDER: Orbis Environmental Consulting
COURSE TITLE: Identification of Wetland and Adjacent Upland Plants of the Midwest

INSTRUCTORS Brad Slaughter
Nathanael Pilla
Amelia Harris

COURSE DESCRIPTION The focus of this course is plant identification with an emphasis on wetland plants and adjacent upland vegetation. Students will learn skills to identify these types of plant species commonly found in the Midwest and Northcentral/Northeast regions. Students will visit diverse natural areas containing wetlands and uplands in northwest Indiana and will be exposed to emergent, shrub, and forested wetland plant communities. The course will be held over three days and will consist entirely of field identification. The course will focus on plant terminology, morphological characteristics, and the use of dichotomous keys to identify plants to species. Students will learn to identify trees, shrubs, herbs, and graminoid species commonly found in and around wetlands.

Credit Points: 0.06

SYLLABUS/TOPICAL OUTLINE Please see attached syllabus.
View or download the outline here: OECSBI94-075_SecV_23857.pdf

COURSE CONTACT
Amelia Harris
PO Box 10235, South Bend, IN 46680
aharris@orbisec.com
P: 423-303-9079
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