The Sonoran Desert is one of the most biologically diverse deserts in the world. The biodiversity is due to the fact that there are many habitats to accommodate a variety of plants and animals. A habitat is a place where an organism lives; a place for shelter, food and rearing young. We will not only explore traditional habitats associated with desert environments but some unusual habitats that are not often considered a part of the desert. We will also examine the life style of the plants and animals that occupy these habitats.
Marion Cimmino is a frequent contributor to the ILR curriculum. Her courses often center around the natural environment which surrounds us.
4 sessions, Wednesdays, 9:00-11:00, Jan 8-29