Tropical Biology Practicum in Costa Rica
This course offers students the opportunity to explore biodiversity hand conduct field studies in tropical rainforest, Pacific dry forest, Pacific rock reef, and Pacific mangrove swamp ecosystems of Costa Rica. This trip is done on Spring break - Dr. Reuben Goforth.
Conservation Biology & Biodiversity Restoration in Columbia
Students will have hands/eyes-on exposure to Colombian tropical ecology and ongoing projects for the conservation/restoration of the extraordinary biodiversity distributed across habitats ranging from the Andean forest to marine and marshland sites on the Caribbean Coast. This trip is available in the summer - Dr. Reuben Goforth.
International Natural Resource Issues in Canada's Pacific Northwest
In this summer course, students will have the opportunity to examine natural resources broadly defined, including forestry, fisheries, wildlife, agriculture, mining, outdoor recreation and urban sustainability. During four weeks students will learn how to define, discover and document examples where sustainability of resource use matters. The course explores the effect of terrain, climate vegetation, faunal assemblages, social structures and technologies on naturl resource use. Held in British Columbia (Canada) and US Pacific Northwest - Dr. John Dunning, Dr. Tomas Höök and Dr. Doug Jacobs.