Published: Oct. 17, 2023
Winter Ecology Flyer

Wintertime offers insights into the natural history of organisms & ecosystems not often appreciated during summer visits to the Rockies. Join us in the mountains to study cold-season processes that shape
alpine/subalpine ecological dynamics year-round.

  • Meets EBIO’s Lab or 4000 Course & ENVS’s Application Requirements
  • 3 Credits: EBIO 4100 or 5100

Instructor: Dr. Tim Kittel (INSTAAR) & Derek Sweeney (EBIO)
Dates & Times: 17 Jan – 2 Mar 2024 (specific dates online)
Mountain Research Station: 6 weekends
Times: Sat – 8:30a-5p & 7:30-8.30p, Sun – 8:30a-5p
Boulder Main Campus – Lecture: Wednesdays 5-6p – 6 meetings

Topics: Climate, Snowpack, Vegetation Dynamics, Soil Ecology, Mammalogy, Ornithology, & Limnology
Format: Field & lab exercises – Individual field project
Includes evening guest lectures

Tuition & Fees: $ 1950

  • Includes overnight lodging at the Science Lodge
  • Meals arranged separately

Prerequisites: 1 year of general biology or environmental science

For more information & reservations:
Online: Mountain Research Station Field Courses Information 
Email: mrs@colorado.edu or kittel@colorado.edu
Phone: 303 492-8842