Eagle Hill Botany Programs for 2011

Lichens and Lichen Ecology
May 22 – 28. David Richardson and Mark Seaward

Crustose Lichens: Identification Using Morphology, Anatomy, and
Simple Chemistry
May 29 – Jun 4. Irwin M. Brodo

Introduction to Modern Phylogenetic Methods
Jun 5 – 11. Brigid O’Donnell

Bryophytes and Bryophyte Ecology
Jun 5 – 11. Nancy G. Slack

The Lichen Genera Rhizocarpon, Fuscidea, Porpidia, and Other Lecideoid Lichens
Jun 12 – 18. Alan Fryday

Applied Field Identification of Sedges and Rushes
Jun 26 – Jul 2. Andrew L. Hipp

Aquatic Flowering Plants
Jun 26 – Jul 2. C. Barre Hellquist

The Genus Carex: Advanced Taxonomy and Ecology
Jul 3 – 9. Anton A. Reznicek

Botanical Latin for Application and Enjoyment
Jul 3 – 9. Steven R. Hill

Applied Field Identification of Grasses
Jul 17 – 23. Tyler Smith

Lichens and Gravestones
Jul 17 – 23. Judith M. Jacob and Michaela Schmull

Medicinal Plants: Traditional Uses, Science, Evidence, Identification and Wild Crafting
Jul 24 – 30. Helen Metzman and James A. Duke

Botanical Illustration of Wildflowers
Jul 24 – 30. Angela Mirro

Mushroom Identification for new Mycophiles; Foraging for Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms
Jul 31 – Aug 6. Greg Marley

Flora of Coastal Habitats and Islands of Maine
Jul 31 – Aug 6. Glen H. Mittelhauser

Nomenclature and Databasing of Vacular Plants: Independent Study
Aug 7 – 13. John T. Kartesz

Applied Foundations in Vascular Plant Morphology
Aug 14 – 20. Susan Pell

Woodslore, Useful Wild Plants, and Natural History: Exploring Maine’s Woods and Waters
Aug 14 – 20. Doug Elliott

Taxonomy and Biology of Ferns and Lycophytes, with Guest Lectures on Isoetes
Aug 21 – 27. Robbin C. Moran and W. Carl Taylor

The Genus Bryum and Bryaceae: Systemat & Biogeog of NA Species
Aug 21 – 27. John R. Spence

Mushrooms and Other Fungi
Sep 11 – 17. Rosalind Lowen and Dianna Smith

Information on lodging options, meals, and costs may be found at http://www.eaglehill.us/programs/general/application-info.shtml

There is an online application form at http://www.eaglehill.us/programs/general/application-web.shtml

Descriptions and syllabi are available in January. Please let us know if we can help with questions. Prior discussions of personal study objectives with instructors are welcome.

Humboldt Institute, PO Box 9, Steuben, ME 04680-0009
207-546-2821, Fax 207-546-3042
E-mail – office@eaglehill.us

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