Two herpetology experiences offered summer 2018:
1. Cal Poly Herpetology Course
This 3-week course is open to college students. Prerequisite: college-level introductory biology. Students will earn 4 quarter units or 3 semester units (upper division) for BIO S324 (Herpetology). The 3-week course will take place July 17-Aug 3, 2018. Weeks 1 and 3 (July 17-20, July 30-Aug 3) will take place on the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo campus. Week 2 (July 22-27) will take place at the Southwestern Research Station in Portal, Arizona. The fee of $1989 covers all course fees, room and board in Arizona, and transportation to/from SWRS and the Tucson airport. Learn more and register at https://tinyurl.com/y9j96qlt
2. Field Herpetology of the Southwest Workshop
This 9-day workshop is open to those interested in learned about the herpetofaunal biodiversity of southern Arizona and New Mexico. Prerequisite: one college biology course. Participants typically observe 50+ species of amphibians and reptiles, and learn about taxonomy, natural history, methods of study, and other aspects of the lives of these creatures via course activities including hiking, night driving, seminars, and laboratory exercises. The workshop takes place at the Southwestern Research Station in Portal, Arizona. The fee of $1224 covers all workshop fees, room and board, and transportation to/from SWRS and the Tucson airport. Learn more and register at https://tinyurl.com/ya2gtmbt.
Requests for more information should be directed to Emily Taylor (contact info below).
Emily Taylor, PhD
Professor of Biological Sciences
Faculty Fellow in Graduate Education
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-0401
(805) 756-2616 or (805) 440-6288
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