Melanie Colón Posted September 15, 2016 Share Posted September 15, 2016 Field Projects International will be offering a Vertebrate Field Biologycourse this winter.DATES: December 27th 2016 - January 8th 2017.LOCATION: Los Amigos Biological Station, Southeastern PeruCOURSE DESCRIPTION: During the first days at the field site courseparticipants will learn about safety, research ethics, and how to collectand manipulate spatial data while navigating one of the most diversetropical rainforests on the planet. The next 8 days consist of participantscompleting 2 of 3 specialized modules in herpetology, ornithology, orprimatology taught by experts in each discipline. Modules include eveninglectures and discussions of scientific articles, as well as daily activitiesthat explore natural history, research methodologies, and ongoingconservation issues. During the last days of the course, participants learntree climbing to access higher strata of forest and partake in excursions toa palm swamp, oxbow lake, mammal clay lick, and canopy tower. Grades andcertificates of completion are based on participation, assignments, andshort exams.REGISTRATION: Course size is limited, spots are filled on a rolling basisuntil November 18th, 2016INFORMATION & ENROLLMENT:https://fieldprojects.org/participate/courses-2/vertebrate-biologyCOST: $2000 USDINCLUDED: All meals, lodging, and travel from Puerto Maldonado to the fieldsite and backINSTRUCTORS:- Mauricio Ugarte Lewis (curator of the Ornithology Division in the NaturalHistory Museum at the Universidad Nacional de San Agustín de Arequipa in Peru)- Jen Stabile (editor of the conservation section of Herpetological Review,president-elect of the International Herpetological Symposium)- Liz Maciag (Coordinating Science Lecturer at University CentrePeterborough and Peterborough Regional College) Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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