Tag Archives: Field courses

New Course Offering- Birds of Costa Rica

DANTA is delighted to announce a new course offering for summer 2017!  Birds of Costa Rica will be held from July 15-July 30, 2017 at Osa Conservation‘s Piro Research Station in Costa Rica’s spectacular Osa peninsula. As the one of the largest tracts of rain forest north of the Amazon (roughly 400,000 acres in the Osa Conservation Area), it is renowned for high

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Primates Watching Primates

Primates Watching Primates Sara Lucci, Anthropology, Ohio State University I kind of stumbled into the Primate Behavior and Conservation class. Other summer plans weren’t working out, so with the encouragement of my professors, I applied to DANTA. About two months and twenty trips to REI later, I was on an airplane to San Jose, Costa Rica. Each day started out

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Wildlife Conservation and Sustainability

Wildlife Conservation and Sustainability Dates: August 2-17, 2017 Program fee: $2500 Application deadline: June 1, 2017 Location: Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica Sponsoring Organization: DANTA: Association for Conservation of the Tropics in collaboration with Osa Conservation and Planet Conservation Course Description The proximate and ultimate causes of declines of rain forest habitats and biodiversity will be examined through a combination of direct observations

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Primate Behavior and Conservation Field Course in Costa Rica

Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates: June 15-July 10, 2016 Program Fee: $3100 Guest Speaker: Dr. Christina Campbell Application deadline: June 1, 2016 For more information about the field course, please visit our website and/or email us at conservation@danta.info. Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology, and conservation. The course will be

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DANTA TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION FIELD COURSES 2018

Each year DANTA offers a number of training courses in various aspects of tropical biology. Typically, the courses are one month long but shorter courses are also offered through our organization. The courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical biology and conservation, but have little or no experience of working

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On Becoming a Field Primatologist- Grace Showalter

I have been living and breathing on this earth for 21 years; some days this feels like an eternity, others it feels like a fleeting moment.  However, when I look back at these 21 years, there are certain experiences that set themselves apart.  My experiences at Piro Biological Station, Osa Conservation, fall into this category. The wonderful Osa Conservation has

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ANABELLE’S DANTA FIELD COURSE EXPERIENCE- VIDEO

Do you have an interest in primates, birds, bats, tropical ecology and/or conservation?  Are you looking to gain valuable field experience?  Would you like to learn about other cultures?  Would you like to learn more about yourself? Anabelle Dunn shares a bit of her DANTA field course experience with us in this fabulous video. For more information about our tropical

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