Taxonomic Certification Opportunity in North Carolina

May 26
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Taxonomic Certification Opportunity in North Carolina

May 26 All day

Perlidae (common stoneflies)

What: Intensive two-week course with an opportunity to take taxonomic certification exams.
When: Course runs May 15–26, 2023; Taxonomic Certification Program exams will be offered on May 26.
Where: Highlands Biological Station in Highlands, North Carolina

John Morse, Ph.D. (Clemson University, Emeritus) will teach Southern Appalachian Mayflies, Stoneflies, and Caddisflies. The course covers the natural history and taxonomy of mayflies (Ephemeroptera), stoneflies (Plecoptera), and caddisflies (Trichoptera), including systematics, ecology, and behavior of larvae and adults, with emphasis on those aspects important in ecological studies, biological monitoring of water quality, and sport fishing. Insects will be collected from mountain stream habitats, and identifications will be done in the laboratory.

Students may opt to take the Society for Freshwater Science’s Taxonomic Certification exam of eastern EPT to genus at the end of the course.

If you would like to take an exam at this event, please fill out the Taxonomic Certification Exam Interest Form*. For more information, visit the Schedule an Exam page.

* This link may be blocked by some firewalls. If you cannot reach it, please email to register.

Highlands Biological Station

265 N. 6th Street NC 28741 United States + Google Map
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