Saving North Carolina’s Natural Heritage (LLI-1-266), taught by instructor Chuck Roe
Official Program Description: Through this course, you’ll become more knowledgeable about conservation and protection of North Carolina’s extraordinarily diverse environmental resources. Topics include: an overview of North Carolina’s rich natural heritage; important milestones and actors in land and environmental conservation; the agencies and organizations most active in conserving land, wildlife and biodiversity in North Carolina; major public policies and methods employed to conserve land and natural habitats; the efforts to protect and restore North Carolina’s most endangered ecosystem – the land of the longleaf pine; current trends and emerging issues in environmental protection; and how you can become more engaged in efforts to protect the natural heritage, community green spaces, and native biota of North Carolina and your home region. The instructor will be joined in each session by guest speakers.
Course Date/Time: Fri 10:45AM – 12:15PM, 19 Jan 2018 to 16 Feb 2018
Number of Sessions: 5 Sessions
Contact Hours: 7.5
Course Fee(s): $50.00
OLLI Annual Membership (Prorated) $40.00
Location: This course will be held in room 11/12 of the McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman Street, NC State campus.