Wild Rockies Field Institute: “Colorado Plateau: Desert Canyons and Cultures”

Wild Rockies Field Institute now accepting applications for its spring term field course,

“Colorado Plateau: Desert Canyons and Cultures”

A student from the 2012 Colorado Plateau course has this to say about his experience:

“Directly experiencing what we were learning made such a huge difference.  It is one thing to read about or be lectured about a subject, but it is quite another to actually see and touch the geology, ecology, and culture of the Colorado Plateau.”

-          James Mauch, Montana State University

 

For your information, here are some details:

-          DATES: March 25th- May 24th, 2013 (nine-weeks total)

-          LOCATION: American Southwest (Southern Utah & Northern Arizona)

-          FIELD TIME: 100% of the course is in the field! (backpacking, canoeing, and front country site visits)

-          CREDITS: 15 total (NEW COURSE ADDED for 2013- Native American Studies 395)

  • Environmental Studies 395: Field Studies in Human/Ecological Communities & Public Lands Issues; Section: Public Land Issues of the Colorado Plateau (3 credits)
  • Environmental Studies 395: Field Studies in Human/Ecological Communities & Public Lands Issues; Section: Environment and Culture of the Colorado Plateau (3 credits)
  • Science 395: Natural History of the Colorado Plateau (3 credits)
  • Geography 347: Geography of the Colorado Plateau (3 credits)
  • Native American Studies 395: Indians of the American Southwest- Relationships with the Land (3 credits)

You can find more information on our website: www.wrfi.net.

-          Colorado Plateau spring term: http://wrfi.net/courses/colorado-plateau.html

-          Application: http://wrfi.net/enroll/application.html

-          Scholarship Information: http://wrfi.net/enroll/scholarships.html

 

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