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
The 2014 Winter Ecology Course and 2014 Summer field courses are now open for registration.
Summer 2014 Field Course Schedule
- Mammalogy - June 9 - June 26
- Feeding Ecology of Animals - June 9 - June 26
- Vegetation Ecology - July 7 - July 24
- Lake and Stream Ecology - July 28 - August 14
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...