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RLS 27700 Ecotourism and Natural Resource Management G LA (3 credits) is a Spring Block I course focusing on ecotourism in Costa Rica and culminating in a trip to Costa Rica over Spring Break. Students must be registered for the 3-credit course in order to participate in the study abroad program.

BLOCK I:  Mondays, 6:15-8:15 + Monday, April 1


·   Stay in ecotourism lodges in Alajuela, Monteverde, Quepos, and Marino Ballena

·   Talk with ecolodge operators to 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

·   All activities co-led by certified Costa Rican guides trained in tropical biology

COST:  ~$2,200 + airfare

Based on 10 enrollees—includes lodging, all meals in Costa Rica, guides, vans, park and activity fees, airport tax, and travel insurance; does not include airport and in-flight meals, snacks, and optional tips and donations

For more information, please contact:  Dr. Linda Heyne,, Smiddy 321B, 274-3050

Course pending approval by the College.


Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Linda Heyne at or (607) 274-3050. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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