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with Stephen Hall, Landscape Ecologist

Date(s): Saturdays, June 10, 17 and 24

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Fee: $135 ($122 Members)



This course is designed for a broad audience. Students learn insect family recognition and common species identification, insect ecology and conservation, basic life cycle biology, and how to improve insect habitat and conservation in the urban environment.
No prerequisites.


Remaining Seats: 4

Registration open through 6/9/2023 12:00 PM EST | Refund Policy

About the Instructor

Stephen received a  Ph.D. in Biology from UNC-Chapel Hill. He worked for 25 years with the North Carolina Natural Heritage Program as Invertebrate Zoologist and Landscape Ecologist, where he conducted surveys of butterflies, moths, and other insects, integrating them into the Program’s conservation efforts. Stephen is currently developing a website covering the state’s moth fauna.

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Certificate in Native Plant Studies Credits

Native Plant Studies Elective Course: Credits - 0.75
Certificate in Native Plants Elective Course: Credits - 1


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We are taking extensive precautions to make sure the Garden is a safe place to visit, and we need your help to keep it safe for everyone. When registering, you must agree to abide by the UNC Community Standards. Read the UNC Community Standards here.

In brief, please follow these practices:

  • Before leaving home for class, check for symptoms using the COVID-19 screening checklist. Do not attend class if you are experiencing any symptom(s) indicated on the screening checklist. If you are not able to attend class for this reason, we will offer you a full refund as course credit or to your credit card.

  • Bring a mask with you. Wear a mask at all times indoors and when you are unable to maintain a 6' distance outdoors.

  • Wash your hands often.

By doing these things, you are doing your part to keep others safe both on campus and in our local communities.


Joslin Classroom I (C106)

100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

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