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      Ecology Workshop: Streams of Western Oregon in Eugene

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      June 8, 2019

      Saturday   9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

      1883 University Street
      Eugene, Oregon 97403

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      Ecology Workshop: Streams of Western Oregon

      This daylong field class will explore a stream near your home. It will go up the McKenzie River to the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, a world-renowned stream research site. Students will learn about the fish and aquatic insects that inhabit the stream, how climate and geology affect the stream, and how the "digestive system" of the stream works. Family friendly (ages 8+).

      Instructor Dr. Charley Dewberry is a tutor and the academic dean at Gutenberg College, as well as an award-winning restoration ecologist. Dr. Dewberry has worked for over forty years on watershed restoration and has received several awards, including the 2016 "Restorationist of the Year" given by The Society of Ecological Restoration, Northwest. As part of the Siuslaw Partnership, Dr. Dewberry was awarded the Theiss Riverprize for the best international river restoration project in 2005. He has a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Science. As a philosopher, he has written two books: Saving Science: A Critique of Science and its Role in Salmon Recovery and Intelligent Discourse: Exposing the Fallacious Standoff between Evolution and Intelligent Design.

      The Gutenberg College Workshop Series is an educational outreach program designed to serve classical education communities, homeschooling communities, and independent learners. The workshops offer participants hands-on, high-quality educative experiences delivered by knowledgeable instructors that help participants develop skills, understand the world they live in, and cultivate their intellectual acumen.

      Cost: Payment required - $47 (single student) $77 (family)

      Categories: Education | Outdoors & Recreation | Science

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