Informational meeting for Tropical Field Biology course

There will be an informational meeting about the spring semester course Tropical Field Biology (BIOL 335, LASC 10) in SL 102 on Friday, Oct. 18 at 2 p.m. This meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about this travel course. There will be a description of the course structure, pictures of the places we go and discussion of the […]

Tropical field biology class heads to Costa Rica in the spring

Tropical Field Biology (Biol 335, LASC 10) is a field course about conservation biology: the bioecological, socio-econimic and politico-cultural aspects of balancing the conflicts demands between conserving biodiversity and human activity. The course includes an 11-day trip to Costa Rica over spring break. We are now accepting students for Spring 2014. See for details or contact instructors Brian Wisenden […]

Tropical Field Biology accepting students

Tropical Field Biology (Bio 335, LASC 10) is now accepting students. This course meets weekly starting in January to discuss ecology of tropical ecosystems, general principles of conservation biology, and the park system in Costa Rica as a case study. The class goes to Costa Rica March 8-17, 2013 to experience that country’s biodiversity, culture and success in bioconservation. For […]