2023 Fall

Classes are free  with your  UMASC Membership

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National Parks of the East

Instructor: Elizabeth Reinsborough

Thursdays • 8 classes • 9/21-11/9 • 1:00-3:00 PM

Class size 10-20 students
1 seats remaining
Location: Jewett 190

Our National Parks are often called America’s “Crown Jewels.”  In over 400 parks, they protect the best of our historic, scientific and scenic heritage. Battlefields and barrier islands; forts and fossils; glaciers and geysers; monuments and mansions and the list goes on!

From Yellowstone to the Everglades, Acadia to Big Bend, and many parks in between, we will explore what is unique about various parks from the Rockies to the Atlantic. Half of each class will be a visual presentation by the instructor.

Elizabeth Reinsborough was born in Northern Ireland. She was educated at Queens University, Belfast and University College, London. She has worked in a plant breeding program in Tanzania and taught biology in Maine for 20 years. Elizabeth has traveled widely in the United States, often with a focus on our National Parks. She enjoys hiking and for 20 years was a maintainer on the Appalachian Trail in the 100 mile wilderness.