The Basics of Forest Ecology: From the Atmosphere to the Soil, and Everything in Between
September 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join Landmark Conservancy and Northland College Professor of Forestry Jon Martin for a hike along the trails at the 590-acre Tyler Forks Community Forest. Discover the diversity of trees and forest communities throughout the property. Learn how trees and forests function, and what influences their current health and their future survival. No prior knowledge required – come to learn about forest ecology and deepen your relationship with the forest!
Hike Details: This will be a moderate to challenging hike. Approximate distance 3 miles. Terrain uneven at times.
What to bring: Please wear comfortable shoes with ankle support, dress appropriately for the weather and wear layers. Bring insect repellent, sunscreen, a hat, lunch and snacks. There is a rustic outhouse near the beginning of the hike. No other bathrooms available. No dogs.
Parking: There is a gravel parking lot on site where participants will meet.
Cost: Free, but registration is required.