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Subject: Sea Turtle Ecology and Conservation (Field, Yucatan Peninsula)

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is a 4-day field trip where students will practice nesting protocols and techniques at a key nesting beach in the Yucatán Peninsula. Students will actively participate in a long-term monitoring program by obtaining data and managing databases.

PREREQUISITES: Our Sea Turtle Biology & Conservation (ONLINE) course is recommended.

FORMAT: Students will spend four days in the field aiding in a current conservation program. Students will apply the concepts learned during the online course, working up to 10 hours each day.

INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Melania C. López-Castro, Coordinator of the Sea Turtle Conservation Program at Pronatura Península de Yucatán

DATES: July 10-15, 2022


LOCATION: Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico

INCLUDED IN THE COST: Lodging, transportation to the field site, and most meals.


CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT: This course is approved by The Wildlife Society and the Ecological Society of America for CEU’s (included for FREE).

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ESA CERTIFICATION: This course is approved by the Ecological Society of America for 2 semester hours of qualified coursework that can be used to meet the minimum education requirements in Biological Science (ecology).

PRICE: Early bird course fee: $2100 professional / $1900 student

For more information/to register, please visit: https://www.centerforwildlifestudies.org/courses/seaturtle-field-2022

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Thursday, May 12, 2022