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Protected Area Management in Costa Rica (ENVS 4446)

Protected Area Management in Costa Rica (ENVS 4446)

Protected Area Management in Costa Rica

Course Code: ENVS 4446
Course Date: June 15, 2022 to June 24, 2022
Course Instructor: Sheila Colla
 

Course Description

This course will investigate the ecological, cultural and social components involved in protecting habitats to maintain biodiversity. Based at Las Nubes Eco Campus, case studies, readings and field trips will explore various governance issues including conflict, stakeholder interests and collaborations. Measures of successful conservation management will be discussed, including the use of biodiversity indicators. Students will be involved in the design and data collection of local protected area biodiversity monitoring schemes for a variety of taxa through group projects. Some prior knowledge of ecology is expected.

 

Summer 2019

The course ran from June 1-10, 2019. The instructor was Dr. Sheila Colla from the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change. Photos courtesy of Hanisi Samuel.    

Summer 2018

The course ran from June 22 to July 1, 2018. The instructor was Dr. Sheila Colla from the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change.    

Summer 2017

The course ran from June 15-24, 2017. The instructor was Dr. Sheila Colla from the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change.
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