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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
The 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 register, call us at 888-404-7743
About Larry Weber
Now 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
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