Rainforest Ecology and Culture in Peru 2012
Dates: July 16-29, 2012
Estimated cost: $3808 plus tuition for a 1 credit summer course
Courses offered: BIOL 402.81 and 802.81 Rainforest Ecology and Culture
COUNTS FOR IKE!
Deadline and Application Requirements: Contact faculty leader
Description: Students will travel to the Peruvian rainforest where they will study tropical ecology. The Peruvian rainforest has some of the highest levels of biodiversity of any place on the globe. Students will learn about plants, wildlife, and local culture. Students will eat locally grown foods from the rainforest; they will be housed in buildings made from sustainably grown local materials. Students will learn about important ecological relationships, medicinal plants, and the diverse Amazonian wildlife.
Delia Lister and Dr. Dixie Smith
Pittsburg State University
December 15, 2011 - $500 (non-refundable)
January 17, 2012 - $500 (first day of classes)
February 15, 2012 - $500
March 15, 2012 - $500
April 15, 2012 - $1808 (balance of trip)
Initial $500 deposit non-refundable
50% of amount paid above initial deposit refundable until February 15, 2012 ($250 total)
No refunds after March 15, 2012
All students are encouraged to purchase trip cancellation insurance (link here) to protect their investment.