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

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.