Jim Kennedy (graduate of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry) is a licensed Landscape Architect and Wetland Scientist based in Hanover, NH. He has practiced land planning, conservation, wildlife habitat management, and natural landscape design throughout New England. He currently serves on the NH Wetlands Council and the Hanover Conservation Commission. Jim has lead many OSHER@Dartmouth courses on wetlands, landscapes, botany, and grasses.
Course Title: Winter Botany (Winter Term 2018)
"I have taken Osher classes with both study leaders separately. Together they combined their expertise making for a rich learning experience."
"I enjoyed being out in the field with leaders who knew their plants worked really well. The trips were well planned and organized."
Course Title: Grasses and Autumn Botany (Fall Term 2018)
"Jim and Alice are experts in their field and made each field trip very special. It was an amazing course."
"Their teaching strategies supported experiential learning which was particularly suited to subject matter."
Course Title: Into the Weeds: Exploring Natural Landscapes (Spring Term 2018)
"Jim Kennedy has a lifetime of knowledge and experience and he presents that with a natural teaching style. Always willing to answer questions and willing to say when he didn't know the answer."
"Mr. Kennedy and the guest lecturers were excellent and met the goals of the course."
"Good balance of lecture, discussions, and field experience relevant to the classroom experience."