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
CLASS CAP: 10
LOCATION: Yucatán Peninsula, Mexico
INCLUDED IN THE COST: Lodging, transportation to the field site, and most meals.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER: June 19, 2022
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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