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Knowledge of soils is basic to understanding plant communities and ecosystems. Examine the nature of soils and their influence on environment. Learn the structure, properties and the classification of soils and the significance of these factors to plant growth and other uses. Discover life in the soil, and study the soil groups and natural land resource areas of the Central Atlantic region. Previous courses in wetlands and biology are helpful. Field Trip Dates: April 22 (9am - 1pm), May 13 (9am - 2pm), and June 3 (9am - 1pm). ACE College Credit RecommendationService Reviewed. If minimum student enrollment is not reached by one week before the scheduled start date, the course may be canceled. ACE College Credit Recommendation Service reviewed.

This course is part of the Certificate of Accomplishment in Horticulture, theCertificate of Accomplishment in Landscape Design, the Certificate of Accomplishment inNaturalHistory Studies andCertificate ofAccomplishment inEnvironmental Studies.

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