WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING NEXT SUMMER?
Are you seeking research experience and adventure? Are you interested in conservation?
On Monday September 25th at 12:00-1:00pm in EV502, Dr. Justin Hines of the field research organization Operation Wallacea will be giving a presentation about opportunities available for students during the summer of 2018. Choice of location including the cloud forests and coral reefs of Honduras, the lush tropical rainforest and immense coral reefs of Indonesia, the rivers and estuaries of the Peruvian Amazon, the bush of northeastern South Africa, and the river valleys and Adriatic Islands of Croatia. For 2018, we are also excited to introduce Tanzania & Malawi to our list of research sites!
- Studying lemurs and chameleons in Madagascar
- Working in the Great African Rift Valley on lake ecology surveys and conservation research in Lake Malawi
- Learning to dive on an uninhabited tropical island among world class coral reefs
- Jungle trekking in pristine unsurveyed rainforests seeking out species new to science
- Working on sustainable community development projects with the locals (Indonesia, Honduras)
- Surveying river dolphins, manatees, uakari and spider monkeys and macaws along the Peruvian Amazon
- Performing big game surveys and assessing bush habitat (South Africa)
- And More!
There are over 40 projects available for research assistants and over 150 individual research projects. Come to the presentation to hear more about what this exciting program has to offer!