BIOL 3372

Wetland Ecology

(Formerly BOTN 3580, 001.358, ZOOL 3580, 022.358) Lectures and field exercises examine the biotic (algae, macrophytes, invertebrates, and vertebrates) and abiotic (hydrology, nutrient cycling) properties of Delta Marsh, a prairie lakeshore wetland. Other wetland types, including peatlands, will also be considered in lectures and field trips. The course is offered in Summer Session at the university Field Station (Delta Marsh). Prerequisite: a C or better in one of BIOL 2300 (BOTN 2370, ZOOL 2370, 001.237, 022.237), BIOL 2301 (BOTN 2371, ZOOL 2371) or AGEC 2370 (065.237); or consent of department.

Summer 2018 section

Field work section

  • K01
    Instructors: Gordon Goldsborough, Pascal Badiou , Rhonda L. McDougal , Dale Wrubleski
    CRN: 1180
    Field Work Location: TBA
    Dates: August 19 – August 31

Important Date

June 4 – June 8: Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: William Bugg, PhD. Proposal: “Effects of early rearing conditions on the transcriptome of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens)” — Wednesday, May 23 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Garett Allen, PhD Proposal: “Acid-base regulation in Stenohaline Osmoconforming Crustaceans” — Thursday, May 24 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Haoran Chen, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen fixing plant evolution: the major factors affecting biological nitrogen fixation” — Friday, May 25 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Ashley Tripp, MSc. Defense: “Temperature and pCO2: single and combined effects of climate change parameters on acid-base regulation in Louisiana red swamp crayfish” — Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.