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Big SurPreserving environments
JULY 29–AUGust 12, 2019
5 QUARTER CREDITS

Discover Big Sur’s unique geology with jade beaches, hot springs and dynamic tectonic history

Conduct stream mapping, pool substrate analysis and steelhead count surveys

Research and gather data for our long-term sea otter population count

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Channel IslandsWildlife Recovery
JUly 11–JULY 25, 2019
5 QUARTER CREDITS

Study the unique ecology and endemic wildlife on Santa Cruz Island

Participate in the record-breaking island fox recovery program

Examine the impacts of invasive species on local ecosystems and communities

Investigate the environmental effects of long-term ranching

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YellowstoneThreatened species
JUNE 18–JULY 3, 2019
5 Quarter Credits

Discover Yellowstone’s keystone wildlife species and their critical habitat

Examine gray wolf reintroduction and on-going threats

Analyze bear habitats and ecology while actively searching for signs of their presence

Study bison herd migration and controversial management challenges

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Alaska

SPECIES ADAPTATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE
JUNE 28–AUGUST 11 2019
15 QUARTER CREDITS

Discover a wilderness where wolves, bears and moose roam

Learn habitat specialization and species adaptation in backcountry field studies

Examine how climate change is affecting local communities and wildlife

Learn the unique attributes of Native peoples and how they survive in this severe environment

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Australia

TROPICAL ECOSYSTEMS
APRIL 8–MAY 22 2019
June 24–August 6 2019
15 QUARTER CREDITS

Discover the ecology and natural history of northeastern Australia

Examine the fragile coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef

Gain wildlife research and monitoring skills

Analyze local and international threats to biodiversity

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BelizeEcosystems & Cultures
JUNE 24–AUGust 6, 2019
15 QUARTER CREDITS

Examine biologically diverse biomes, rivers and marine ecosystems

Study howler monkeys, manatees and jaguars

Discover the world’s second largest barrier reef

Learn rapid ecological assessment methodologies to determine ecosystem health

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