Environmental & Forest Sciences Costa Rica: Natural History of Costa Rica
Location: Various Locales (cities, mountains & beaches of Costa Rica’s Pacific slope)
Department: School of Environmental & Forest Sciences
Course Listing: ESRM 489 (5 credits)
Dates: August 30 – September 22, 2013
Program Fee: $3,900 (Financial aid often applicable)
Program Director: John Marzluff (Environmental & Forest Sciences), Marc Miller (Marine Affairs), Jack Delap (Environmental & Forest Sciences)
UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSION: February 14th, 9am & 4pm; Anderson Hall, Room 30
Are you interested in natural science and human culture? Maybe you are eager for a hand’s on learning experience that builds scientific, artistic, and language skills? Would you enjoy hiking some of the world’s greatest rainforests as you look for macaws, toucans, monkeys, sloths, anteaters, tapirs, and snakes? Can you imagine walking a beach at night in search of a sea turtle making her nest so that you can secure the eggs in an conservation nursery before poachers make off with them? Or is discussing human values, attitudes, and sustainability more your style? If you answered yes to these questions, then we want to make sure you know about a 5 credit class offered this summer (August 30 – September 22) that will give you all these opportunities and many more. The class is a UW Exploration Seminar to Costa Rica (ESRM and it is led by experienced faculty (Professors John Marzluff from SEFS and Marc Miller from SEMA), graduate students (Jack DeLap from SEFS) and local guides (Tropical Adventures in Education). Join our team for an unforgettable look at sustainability at work in one of the most dramatic settings on the planet. Find out more at the UW’s Study Abroad Website, https://studyabroad.washington.edu/ … follow the link to “Exploration Seminars” and then select Environmental & Forest Sciences Costa Rica – Natural History of Costa Rica” from the options.
Or go directly to the program description at this website:
Completed applications are due by MARCH 1st, so don’t delay, visit the site today and sign up. If you have questions, feel free to contact Professor Marzluff ( corvid ) or Professor Miller ( mlmiller ) for more information.