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 The Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

is pleased to announce...


RLS 27700 Ecotourism and Natural Resource Management in Costa Rica (3 cr.)

Spring 2013

Trip: March 9-17, 2013 (spring break)



Tuesday, October 2

12:30-1:00 p.m.

CHS 201


  • Stay in ecotourism lodges in Alajuela, Monteverde, Quepos, and Marino Ballena
  • Learn model sustainable practices that protect natural resources and biodiversity, use organic methods, and support local peoples and economies
  • Visit Manuel Antonio National Park to observe tropical wildlife and enjoy the ocean
  • Kayak in Terraba River Mangrove Forest
  • Visit family farms and sugar cane Trapiche near Quepos and talk with local farmers
  • Hike in Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve
  • Take cloud forest canopy tour in Selvatura Park
  •  Participate in ASANA turtle conservation project


COST: ~$2,200 + Airfare

(Based on 10 students enrolled—includes lodging, meals, guides, vans, park and activity fees, airport tax, travel insurance.)


For more information, contact:

Professor Linda Heyne at or 274-3050. 


Pending approval by the College


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Marlo Del Toro at or (607) 274-3335. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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