June 17, 2022 9:00am to June 26, 2022 5:00pm
Hawk Mountain is offering its first-ever 10-day, immersive course experiencing and learning about the ecology of the Appalachians. Designed for teens ages 15 to 17 who are interested in a future as a conservation professional, this course is based on the principles of service learning and will expose students to a variety of conservation field skills.
The course will cover a wide variety of disciplines including raptor and songbird field research, forest ecology, habitat management, GIS/GPS, herpetology, entomology, native plant propagation, and more, along with a focus on building valuable life skills. This is a residential course, where all participants will camp on site for the full duration.