Not offered in 2016.
Instructors: Dr. Timothy Kittel, University of Colorado and Gwen Kittel, NatureServe
Location: Mountain Research Station and surrounding areas
Dates & Times: July 11 - July 28: Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 5 pm (Students are welcome to go home on weekends or when class is not in session)
Credit: 3 credit hours in biology (EBIO 4100)
Tuition: $1600 (Includes room in a 2-person rustic cabin and all meals at the Mountain Research Station for 3 weeks)
Prerequisite: One year course work in general biology or environmental sciencece
For more information:
Dr. Tim Kittel
University of Colorado at Boulder
Course syllabus - http://culter.colorado.edu/~kittel/VegetationEcolSyllabus.pdf
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