Examines ecological, physical and chemical principles, the practical management of the composting process, and benefits of using compost in plant and soil ecosystems. Prerequisite: Three credits in basic biological or ecological science or Instructor permission. Alternate years.
Lynn Fang ()
Dates: July 15 - August 9, 2013; Location: Miller Farm; Fee: $175
Examines ecological, physical and chemical principles, the practical management of the composting process, and benefits of using compost in plant and soil ecosystems. Course includes an engaging mix of lectures, hands-on activities and demonstrations, site visits, and guest lectures from seasoned professionals in the compost industry. **Several site visits will last one full day, with the next day's class canceled (two sessions in one day). Please be sure your schedule can accommodate occasional full day site visits.**
Students are required to attend class and participate in discussions and activities.
Grades will be based on attendance and participation, a final project, and written evaluations.
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