Weber State University
Department of Botany
Antelope Island Field Trip Itinerary
Note: The $8.00 Field Trip fee is non-refundable. If you pay and then find that you are unable to go, find a student who can take your place. Make sure they get their name on the roll at the Cashier's Office.
Except for the departure time from WSU, times are approximate and subject to change.
|10:20 am||Assemble at the parking lot east of the Science Lab Building (the W5 lot).|
|10:30 am||Departure from WSU main campus in Ogden.|
|11:00 am||Arrival at the Visitors Center. Introduction of Botany
Department Faculty and Staff - Dr. Bozniak
Dr. Bozniak : life in the Great Salt Lake
Dr. Clark: physiography and use history of Antelope Island
Dr. Wachocki: fire ecology.
|1:15 pm||Lunch at Garr Ranch (Bring your own lunch!!)
Dr. Gatherum: noxious and invasive weeds
Dr. Deckert: Plant-Fungi Relationships
Dr. Harley: Halophytes
walk to a nearby wetlands area for a discussion of wetlands with Drs. Clark and Bozniak
|3:45 pm||Return to Garr Ranch for an afternoon snack and trip summary.|
|4:30 pm||Depart Antelope Island for WSU.|
|~5:00 pm||Return to the WSU main campus.|
Preparations for the Field Trip
Arrive at the W5 parking lot (east of the Science Lab Building) as close to 10:30 am as your morning class schedule allows.
Bring a lunch, a canteen of water, and a drinking cup.
Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather. In the event that there is a threat of precipitation, bring rain gear, waterproofed footwear, and a cap.
Wear comfortable hiking boots or shoes.
Bring note taking materials. A clipboard may be very handy. You should bring hard copies of the field trip guide and the review questions. You will need an Acrobat Reader in order to read and print these files. (In case you haven't heard, the Reader is free.)
Field Trip Guide (PDF) Review Questions (PDF)
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10 April 2011