Melanie Colón Posted February 13, 2018 Share Posted February 13, 2018 Come study on the Highlands Plateau - a global biodiversity hotspot!Enjoy the cool high elevations of the Southern Appalachian Mountains this summer while you earn credit and gain field research experience in any of our 1 or 2-week accredited biology field courses. Now in our 91st year, Highlands Biological Station offers over a dozen field courses taught by nationally recruited experts in their field — with hundreds of square miles of National Forest and National Parks as your classroom!The Highlands Biological Station, in North Carolina, offers courses each summer at the advanced undergraduate/graduate level dealing with the special biological features of the southern Appalachians in areas of study that are appropriate for investigation at a mountain field station.Examples of courses:Biology and Conservation of BirdsApril 30 – May 12 with Dr. Rob Bierregaard, Drexel University & Academy of Natural SciencesSouthern Appalachian Mayflies, Stoneflies, & CaddisfliesMay 7-19 with Dr. John Morse, Clemson UniversityConservation Genetics of SalamandersMay 14-May 26 with Dr. J.J. Apodaca, Tangled Bank ConservationYou can review all the course listings at http://highlandsbiological.org/summer-2018/. Credit for all courses is available through either UNC-Chapel Hill or Western Carolina University. Students may take courses for credit through these institutions and then transfer the credit to their home institution. For additional information, call 828-526-2602. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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