Summer 2023, July 10th (Mon) - July 21st (Fri).
Field Entomology is an introductory field-based course on the ecology, evolution, systematics, physiology, and behavior of insects. The course will emphasize field methods for observation, sampling, and research on insects.
In this course we will be an immersive experience in entomology. Objectives if this course are to:
1) Gain a mastery and appreciation for the diversity of insects.
2) Gain a mastery and appreciation for the importance of insects in ecosystems and human society.
3) Learn fundamental aspects of insect biology (ecology, evolution, systematics, physiology, and behavior)
4) Learn field methods for observation, sampling, and research on insects.
5) Hone skills in writing, and oral communication.
Instructor: Dr. Julian Resasco
Location: Mountain Research Station and surrounding areas
Dates & Times: July 10th - July 21st, 12 consecutive day course, 8am-5pm
Credit: 3 credit hours in biology (EBIO 4100)
Tuition: $2450 (Includes room in a 2-person rustic cabin and all meals at the Mountain Research Station on days when class is in session)
Prerequisite: One year course work in general biology or environmental science
For More Information:
Dr. Julian Resasco
University of Colorado
Questions about staying at the Mountain Research Station during your course? See our Guide to Visiting and Living at the Station.