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Chaparral of Southern California

Friday, May 10, 2013
  6–9 p.m.

Location: UC Riverside Extension Center
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Category: Enrichment


Chaparral of Southern California

Ecology and natural history of Southern California's native chaparral, including its distribution, classification, habitat requirements and life cycle strategies. How climate, geology and fire have influenced chaparral evolution, and how communities are affected by modern environmental stresses associated with urban sprawl, air pollution, invasive species and global warming.

Notes: Participants will meet at the UCR Extension Center in Riverside on Friday evening only. Saturday session is a field trip. Participants should be prepared for several light hikes in coastal, mountain and desert settings. Please bring water, lunch and snacks and be prepared for the day's weather. Students are responsible for their own transportation. Visitors not permitted.

Fri. 6-9 p.m. & Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.,  May 10 & 11
Instructor: Michael Wangler
Credit: 1 unit

Textbook: Recommended (optional): "Introduction to California Chaparral," R.D. Quinn and S.C. Keeley ISBN: 0520245660

Enroll online or contact Student Services at (951) 827-4105 or toll-free (800) 442-4990. Refer to Section 124−CPF−F38 .



Additional Information: Chaparral of Southern California

Open to: General Public
Admission: Entry Charge: $169
Sponsor: UCR Extension

Contact Information:
Linda Coco
(951) 827-5804