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Banff

Wildlife Corridors

JUNE 24–July 8, 2020

5 QUARTER CREDITS

Discover Banff National Park’s incredible biomes and environments

Identify requirements for successful wildlife corridors

Learn wildlife identification, numerical assessment, route taking, and obstacles

Analyze Banff’s model for international conservation efforts

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Big Sur

Preserving environments

July 26–August 8, 2020

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 Islands

Wildlife Recovery

JUly 9–JULY 23, 2020

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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Yellowstone

Threatened species

JUNE 23–JULY 7, 2020

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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Australia

TROPICAL REEFS AND RAINFOREST

June 24–August 6, 2020

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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Belize

Ecosystems AND Cultures

JUNE 24–AUGust 6, 2020

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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Iceland

Arctic Ecosystems

JUNE 24–AUGUST 6, 2020

15 QUARTER CREDITS

Experience this breathtakingly beautiful sub-Arctic environment perfect for backpacking among waterfalls, camping in remote valleys, and viewing geologically active terrain

Gain research skills by assisting scientists with measurements of oystercatcher chicks, monitoring marine ecosystems, and studying plant diversity

Deepen your naturalist skills while observing, identifying, and keeping a detailed field journal of Arctic flora and fauna

Discover the fascinating culture that characterizes Iceland by viewing early Viking settlements, reading traditional Icelandic sagas and interacting with locals.

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