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Eagle Hill Programs Calendar

The following is a complete list of week-long and weekend programs at Eagle Hill.

Titles that are hot-linked have program descriptions and instructor biographies. These are being added.

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Dates Title Instructor(s)
2017 Summer Weeklong Programs
  Seminars in bold have hotlinks to flyers  
May 21-27 Crustose Lichens of the Acadian Forest Stephen Clayden
May 21-27 Undergraduate Field Studies: Marine Intertidal Community Ecology Thomas Trott
May 28-Jun 3 Microlepidoptera: Collection, Preparation, Dissection, Identification, and Natural History Jason Dombroskie
May 28-Jun 3 Drawing and Painting Birds in Watercolor and Colored Pencil Dorie Petrochko
May 28-Jun 3 A-B-C's of Birding: Introduction to Coastal Maine Bird Identification ($535) Gene Wilhelm
Jun 4-10 Undergraduate Field Studies: Introduction to Bryophytes and Lichens Fred Olday
Jun 4-10 Undergraduate Field Studies – Natural History of Freshwater Fishes David Halliwell
Jun 11-17 Mosses: Structure, Ecology, and Identification Jerry Jenkins and Susan Williams
Jun 11-17 Systematics, Biology, and Ecology of Important Lotic and Lentic Aquatic Insects: Mayflies, Stoneflies, Caddisflies, Odonata, and Coleoptera Steven Burian
Jun 18-24 Bogs and Fens: Maine Peatlands Nancy Slack and Frances Anderson
Jun 18-24 Exploring Medicinal Plants of Maine (and Beyond) Steven Foster
Jun 25-Jul 1 Liverworts and Liverwort Ecology ($535) Blanka Shaw
Jun 25-Jul 1 Moths and Butterflies: Identification, Specimen Preparation, and Taxonomy Hugh McGuinness and Bryan Pfeiffer
Jul 2-8 Lichens and Lichen Ecology ($535) David Richardson and Mark Seaward
Jul 2-8 Sedges and Rushes: Identification and Ecology Anton Reznicek
Jul 2-8 Dragonflies and Damselflies: Field Techniques and Identification Bryan Pfeiffer
Jul 9-15 Native Bees as Pollinators: Diversity, Ecology, Conservation, and Habitat Enhancement Sara Bushmann and Kalyn Bickerman-Martens
Jul 9-15 Finding Words in Nature: Creative Writing for Aspiring Authors ... Study Retreat  
Jul 9-15 Nature Journaling: Black and White Illustration Techniques Dolores Santoliquido
Jul 16-22 Boletes and Other Fungi of New England ($585) Alan and Arleen Bessette
Jul 16-22 Survey of Grasses: Their Structure, Identification, and Ecology Dennis Magee
Jul 23-29 Wetlands Identification, Delineation, and Ecology ($585) Matthew Schweisberg and Joseph Homer
Jul 23-29 Spiders: Identification, Biology, and Ecology Kefyn Catley
Jul 23-29 Lichens, Biofilms, and Stone ($535) Judy Jacob and Michaela Schmull
Jul 30-Aug 5 Mushroom Identification for New Mycophiles: Foraging for Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms ($535) Greg Marley and Michaeline Mulvey
Jul 30-Aug 5 Art and Science of Photographing Insects and their Kin ... More about this seminar. See page 6. Kefyn Catley
Aug 6-12 Submersed and Floating Aquatic Plants Barre Hellquist
Aug 6-12 Independent Studies: Interesting and Challenging Saxicolous Lichens of North America Alan Fryday
Aug 13-19 Field Botany and Plant Ecology of the Eastern Maine Coast Jill Weber
Aug 13-19 Tidal Marsh Restoration: A Traveling Course from Rhode Island to Maine Susan Adamowicz and David Burdick
Aug 20-26 Identification, Biology, and Natural History of Ferns and Lycophytes Robbin Moran and Carl Taylor
Aug 20-26 Banding/research Techniques for Studying Songbirds and Raptors Adrienne Leppold and David Brinker
Aug 27-Sep 2 Better Birding: Passerines and Seabirds for Advancing Birders ($535) Gene Wilhelm



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