Tropical Conservation Biology (BIOL 335, LASC 10) is a field course about the ecological, socio-economic and politico-cultural aspects of balancing human activity and biological conservation.

The course includes a 12-day trip to Costa Rica over spring break featuring everything from snorkeling with sea turtles to walking through cloud forest canopies. Registration for the Spring 2019 is now open.

If you are interested, contact instructors Chris Merkord (christopher.merkord@mnstate.edu) or Brian Wisenden (wisenden@mnstate.edu) for more information.

See https://biol335-msum.github.io/ for full course details.