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Habitat-Builders: Mangroves and Seagrass

Today is the day I flew out!  My journey didn’t start as smoothly as it could have done – I’d misread my travel details and thought the flight was two hours later than it actually was (top travel tip – don’t do that).  I’m grateful to everyone who helped rush me through the airport and…

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eo271    January 2nd, 2018    Bahamas    , , , , ,


Habitat-Builders: Coral

2017 is drawing to a close, which means our field course is just a flip of the calendar away!  Some students are already in the Caribbean, bringing in the New Year with style – wherever you are, I wish you a happy one!  If all the celebrations have left you little time for research, I’ve…

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eo271    December 31st, 2017    Bahamas    , , , ,


35 students, 2 weeks, 1 stunning destination

Bring on Field Course Galapagos 2018! With under two weeks to go, the preparation for the field course of a lifetime is fully underway! And to kick it off, our first blog will be about the beautiful island we will be studying on, and what exactly we will be studying! The Galapagos islands are a…

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am769    December 29th, 2017    Galapagos    , , , , , ,


Wildlife of San Gerardo

15th January Our assessed presentations are now out of the way, and it’s time to head to our next location for the field course, but not before a quick stop at the hummingbird cafe! This cafe has a number of sugar feeders that attract a wide variety of hummingbirds, providing the perfect place to see…

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sf343    January 26th, 2017    Costa Rica, Costa Rica archive    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Getting hands on with wildlife!

We finished our field course with even more fantastic hands-on experiences, here are our final few days in the Bahamas:   Reefs We had the pleasure of being led by Brad Weiler and Drew Hitchner on a Coral reef fish survey, which turned out to be the perfect preparation for our fish identification test towards…

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lbj203    January 24th, 2017    Bahamas, Bahamas archive    , , , , , , , , , ,