SP18 Hazards in the Outdoors

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Wednesday June 13

9:30 AM  –  12:30 PM

Hazards in the Outdoors
Instructor: Carlton Burke
Wednesdays, June 13, 20; 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
$79 Member / $89 Non-member
Limit: 24 students
Five hours elective credit for BRN Certificate

Watch your Step! Don’t touch that! Is it poisonous? This series of classes will help students identify plants and animals that could be unpleasant or harmful. Some of the hazards on view and under discussion include bees and other stinging insects, venomous snakes and spiders, ticks, and poisonous plants and mushrooms.

Carlton Burke is a naturalist and educator who operates Carolina Mountain Naturalists, specializing in presenting live animal and nature programs for area schools, summer camps and many other organizations including the Arboretum, where he has been a popular instructor for many years. He was the curator of exhibits at the Western North Carolina Nature Center for over 25 years and is a state and federally licensed wildlife rehabilitator.