Jim Kennedy

Jim Kennedy is a licensed Landscape Architect and Wetland Scientist based in Hanover, NH. He graduated from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse, and has practiced for over 60 years, specializing in land planning, conservation, and wildlife habitat management. He currently serves on the Hanover Conservation Commission. Jim has taught many Osher courses on botany, wetlands, and natural landscapes, with an emphasis on ecology and stewardship.

Course Title: Wetlands and Vernal Pools (Spring Term 2023)
Participant Testimonials:

Jim is the master of wetlands!

Great choices of guest experts to join us in the field. Visiting Steve Faccio's favorite pools was a special treat.

Course Title: No Mow: Wild Lawns and Meadows (Fall Term 2022)
Participant Testimonials:

Jim's years of experience with and knowledge of the subject are obvious, and necessary for this course.

I learned a lot about different grasses for different species and different mowing schedules. I still have a lot more to learn.

Course Title: Winter Botany (Winter Term 2018)
Participant Testimonials:

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.

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