Tag Archives: Fieldwork

DANTA TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION FIELD COURSES 2019

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 in a

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DANTA TROPICAL BIOLOGY AND CONSERVATION FIELD COURSES 2018

Methods in Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates: Winter Session: January 1-16, 2018; Summer Session: July 13 – July 28, 2018 Program Fee: $2600 Application Deadline: Winter Session: December 15, 2017; Summer Session: June 15, 2017 Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology, and conservation. This course will be held at Osa Conservation’s

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New Course Offering: 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 decline in rain forest habitats and biodiversity will be examined through a combination of direct observations in the field, lectures, and

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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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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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Terciopelo – My First Encounter With A Venomous Snake

We arrived at the Costa Rica field site late at night, groggy from traveling and completely overwhelmed by the pitch black of night. The sounds of the forest alive erupted at the back of our cabins. We secured our headlamps and shuffled quickly into our beds, kicking out unwanted insect-friends and wrapping ourselves tightly in our mosquito nets. Early the

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