to Tropical and Primate Ecology
payment of a non-refundable registration fee of $400 is required by January 14th
2007. See Course Registration Forms below...
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we can only provide an estimate of airfare because airfare costs can change. The
cost will also vary with the departure city. A general estimate of the airfare
is approximately US $775.00 per person.
*Note: It is our philosophy to provide an all-inclusive price, but due to the volatile nature of the airline industry, EcoQuest Travel is only able to provide an estimated airfare at this time. The actual date of ticketing will determine the price.
This field course offers a unique experience and is ideally suited as an introduction to field research in tropical ecology and primatology. The course deals with field and analysis techniques for the investigations of biodiversity, primate behavior, ornithology, entomology, amphibians, forestry/botany and similar study projects. The course is flexible enough to implement other study options, too (contact instructors for details). Involvement in the course allows for a foundation for future careers in tropical ecology and conservation-related fields. In order to enhance the learning and international experience for all field school participants, this course involves a close collaboration with students from a local university in Nicaragua.
is limited to 15 students (by order of received application).
The use of findings for research publications and conservation management is encouraged.
Address & Registration: Domitila
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The Domitila Biological Reserve has been nominated for the 2006 First Choice Responsible
Tourism Award for its ecological and conservation commitments. The reserve is
located on Lake Nicaragua in the biologically diverse dry tropical forest, less
than 1 hour away from Costa Rica and beautiful, historic Grenada. It is also within
close proximity to volcanoes and turtle beaches.
Cell phone: 505-8811786