NRSM 374, 1 credit; January 31-February 3, 2013
Take this unique opportunity to study in Yellowstone over a long winter weekend! Students in the Yellowstone Studies course spend four days exploring ecology, geology, geothermal activity, wildlife management, winter recreation issues, tourism, environmental politics, and ranching.
This course introduces students to conservation issues and the natural history of Yellowstone with an emphasis on:
Course participants observe wildlife behavior in the Lamar Valley, enjoy the boiling river, and ski to Tower Falls for an onsite geology lesson. The course also includes talks from university professors, National Park Service staff, wildlife researchers, landowners, and environmentalists. Diverse perspectives offer students an opportunity arrive at their own conclusions about the challenges faced by the residents, managers, wildlife, and visitors of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
Registration for this course requires an override form. Registration is on a first-come basis. To register pick-up an over ride form from Devi Zbziebko in CHCB 412. The course fee is $150.