Category Archives: Winter 2019 Courses

Causes of the American Civil War

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Course Title:  Causes of the American Civil War

Course #19W03

Dates:  Wednesdays, Feb. 20 – March 13, 2019

Time:  3:30-5:30 PM

Location:  Room 430, Hurley School, 5503 W Range View Dr., Hurley, WI

Course Fee: $35 (minus $5 if received by February 6)

Course Description:

This class will examine the roots of the American Civil War from the founding of the country through the antebellum period.  Particular attention will be paid to the development of the U.S. Constitution and the expansion of the country as it created a nation which was increasingly becoming divided.  The class will definitely explain the confusing controversies which created the conflict that developed following the Presidential election of 1860 and the ascension of Abraham Lincoln. Continue reading

Owls of the Northwoods

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Course Title: Owls of the Northwoods

Course# 19W04

Fee: $35 with early bird discount of $5 if registered by Feb. 25

Dates: March 11, 12, & 13

Time and Location:   Monday, March 11: 1-2 pm, Mercer Library

            Tuesday, March 12: 1-2 pm, Mercer Library

            Wednesday, March 13: 7-9:30 pm, meet at the Mercer Library

Objectives: This course will focus on what makes owls unique raptors and why they’re an important part of our ecosystem.  We hope that students will learn how to identify by sight and sound the 6 most common owls of the Northwoods and gain an appreciation for their natural history. Continue reading