Northwest Nature Writing: Integrating Northwest Environments and Writing
Courses: Biology 127 Northwest Environments and English 135 Creative Writing Students must enroll in both courses for a total of 10 credits. 5 credits of Natural Sciences lab and 5 credits of either Humanities or Elective Requirements. Note that English 135 can be taken up to 3 times for a total of 15 credits.
Join northwest writer Derek Sheffield and noted northwest naturalist Dr. Dan Stephens for a unique learning experience.
The course will focus on various aspects of nature writing while in the field. The names and ecology of a number of plant and animal species will be learned and will provide the basis for writing assignments in poetry and fiction. The aesthetic and spiritual aspects of nature will also be discussed and written about.
Schedule: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Three Saturday field trips, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prerequisite: ENGL& 101