In this Fall course, undergraduate and graduate students will experience, first-hand, the ecology of tropical rainforests and plan and conduct a short research project in the rainforest at La Selva Biological Station in Costa Rica. The course also features presentations of proposed research and research results, a written proposal, and learning about the natural history and conservation of tropical rainforests.
Students will earn 3 credits for BSC 311 (Rainforest Ecology) during this fall program.
The group will arrive by air in San Jose, Costa Rica, and travel by bus to La Selva Biological Station in the Heredia Province, Costa Rica.
Students will be housed in cabins at the field site.
Official program dates are listed on each semester’s Estimated Budget.
To see how this program compares, view the Illinois State budget.
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