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Ecology, Geology and Cultural Significance of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Term To Study: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2019
Program Starts: Jul 16, 2019
Program Ends: Jul 25, 2019
Major 1: Science Environmental
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $906.57
Program Locations: Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming
Contact Phone: 304.876.5143
Contact Name: Jeff Groff
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What is Included: Airfare, meals, and associated field excursion costs.
What is not Included: Souvenirs
Estimated Costs: $906.57 (5 students)
$804.73 (8 students)
Payments: Non-Refundable Deposit of $400 by Friday, March 1. Final payment by Tuesday, April 16.
Program Description

This course (ENVS 399A) will explore the ecology, geology, and cultural significance of the greater Yellowstone area through readings, discussions, and a field excursion to Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. The field excursion will be July 16th through July 25th. We will spend one night at Mink Creek in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest in state park in south-eastern Idaho, five to six nights at Yellowstone National Park, and two to three nights at Grand Teton National Park. For environmental studies majors, this course will substitute for ENVS 368 (4 cr) or an appropriate alternative major requirement. All other students can count the course as upper division elective credits.

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