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Fall ‘Phenology with Larry Weber’ Weekend

October 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - October 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm

$155 - $235

Explore our woods, prairies, ponds, lake and wetlands with renowned phenologist Larry Weber and learn about the wonderous changes the season brings to our natural world

Autumn colors at the Audubon Center of the North WoodsThe crisp air, glorious fall colors and smell of crunchy freshly fallen leaves are the classic signs of autumn that are familiar to us all.  This weekend, phenologist Larry Weber shares his vast knowledge of the natural world to give you a more in-depth, up-close look at nature’s preparations for winter during this season of transition.

Enjoy walking the trails and exploring the different habitats and ecosystems here at the Center during this special all-inclusive weekend.

Comfortable lodging and all meals are included in the weekend’s fee.

Pricing (includes 2 nights lodging, all meals and instruction):

Two people to a room: $235 person

Four people per room: $155 per person

 To registercall us at 888-404-7743

About Larry Weber

Phenologist Larry Weber shares his knowledge of the natural worldNow retired, Larry Weber taught science for 40 years. In 1993, he was named Minnesota Secondary Science Teacher of the Year and 1998, he received the National Biology Teacher Association’s Middle School Life Science Teacher of the Year award. Larry is the author of several books including Backyard Almanac, Minnesota Phenology, Fascinating Fungi of the North Woods, and a series of Northwoods Naturalist Guides. He also writes a weekly phenology column for newspapers, and is a regular contributor to the Minnesota Conservation Volunteer and Natural Superior.

Larry lives with his wife, Fran, on a farm in northeastern Minnesota, where he observes and pursues critters with a camera and continues to enjoy sharing his vast knowledge of the natural world with other.

TENTATIVE WEEKEND SCHEDULE (subject to change)

Friday, October 24 

5 PM;  Arrive, etc.

6 PM;  Dinner

7 PM;  Presentation – What is Phenology

8 PM;  A Walk in the Dark

Saturday, October 25

7: 30 AM; Breakfast

9 AM; Talk more about Phenology

10 AM; Walk

11 AM; Participants walk and note taking

Noon;  Lunch

1 PM;  Journaling

2 PM; Afternoon Walk

3 PM; Participants walk

6 PM; Dinner

7 PM; Phenology Presentation

Sunday, October 26 

7 AM; Morning Walk

8 AM; Breakfast

9:30 AM; Walk and discussion of our observations

Noon; Lunch and depart

 

Details

Start:
October 24, 2014 @ 5:00 pm
End:
October 26, 2014 @ 1:00 pm
Cost:
$155 - $235
Event Category:

Venue

ACNW
54165 Audubon Dr.
Sandstone, MN 55072 United States
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Phone:
888-404-7743 or 320-245-2648
Website:
http://www.audubon-center.org

Organizer

ACNW
Phone:
888-404-7743 or 320-245-2648
Email:
info@audubon-center.org
Website:
http://www.audubon-center.org
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