Thursday, March 1, 2018

Island Forest Ecology Field Course

Dates: May 21- June 8, 2018
Sponsored by the US Forest Service, University of Guam, Iowa State University, and the Ecology of Bird Loss Project.
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Do you work in the conservation and natural resource management field in the Mariana Islands, Palau, or the Federated States of Micronesia? Or are you a student at Northern Marianas College, Guam Community College, or University of Guam? Are you interested in learning more about the unique ecology, conservation challenges, and natural resources of the Mariana Islands? If so, apply to participate in the Island Forest Ecology Field Course! Instructors include Dr. Ross Miller, Dr. Haldre Rogers, Dr. Evan Fricke, and more.
Overview: Participants will learn about the terrestrial ecology of forest of Saipan and Guam through a combination of lectures, field trips, and small group field research projects. 
******Flights, housing, and a small per diem are provided to participants. Academic credit may be granted with prior arrangement with UOG or NMC.******
For more information, email Dr. Ross Miller, UOG, lotsofbugs@gmail.com
To apply: Email a cover letter, resume, and your unofficial transcript (if applicable) in a single pdf document to McKayla Spencer (spencer9@iastate.edu). Write "Island Forest Ecology Application" in the subject line. Your cover letter should describe why you are interested in the course, and how it fits into your career goals.
Application Deadline: March 22, 2018