MRS field courses are designed to provide students a hands on field research experience. Course enrollment is low (10-20 students), and each course emphasizes informal interaction with the instructors and fellow students. Course credit is readily transferable to other institutions and meets the field course requirements for CU's Environmental Studies program
2015 Course Offerings (final schedule to be determined soon)
- Winter Ecology (course is now full, but we are taking names for a waiting list)
- Feeding Ecology of Animals
- Vegetation Ecology
- Lake and Stream Ecology
Over the past decade the Mountain Pine Beetle (Dendrocthonus ponderosae) has killed millions of pine trees from New Mexico to the Yukon Territory, as a result of an unprecedented explosion in their numbers. The causes behind the beetle outbreak has been the topic of...