Summer Courses at Friday Harbor Labs!

This summer FHL will be offering 6 courses for undergraduates and graduate students, ranging from Conservation Ecology to Advanced Invertebrate Zoology. Financial aid is available! Applications are due March 1, although submissions will be considered until the classes are full. See our website for full details: https://fhl.uw.edu/courses/course-descriptions/ Summer Quarter 2024: June 10 to July 12,…

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Queen’s University Environmental DNA Workshop 2024

Where: Queen’s University Biological Station – Opinicon Campus When: Arriving Sunday, May 12th to Friday, May 17th 2024 Target audience: professional biologists in governmental or consulting sectors, NGO personnel, senior undergraduates and grad students seeking additional skills Registration: Meals & accommodations included. Students $875, General Public/Professionals $1150 Transportation to/from Kingston and the Biological Station is included (from Queen’s University main campus or Kingston…

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Virtual Café – Role of field stations in conservation efforts

Event Time is 11 am-12 pm Eastern Daylight Time Via Zoom Biological field stations play a multifaceted role in advancing ecological research and conservation efforts. Field stations provide researchers access to diverse ecosystems, essential infrastructure, and logistical support, enabling them to conduct field studies, long-term monitoring, and experiments. Field stations serve as educational hubs, offering…

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Coral Reef Ecology: Functional Ecology of Coral Reefs Summer Course at Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (July 15 – August 2, 2024)

CORAL REEF ECOLOGY: FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY OF CORAL REEFS (July 15 – August 2)  Instructor: Dr. Eric Hochberg (ASU BIOS) The overall aim of this Coral Reef Ecology (CRE) course is to study how environment impacts reef benthic communities and the fundamental processes of reef metabolism. Production of organic and inorganic carbon underpins growth and maintenance of the reef…

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Research Diving Methods Summer Course at Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (June 24 – July 12, 2024)

RESEARCH DIVING METHODS (June 24 – July 12) Instructors: Kyla Flook (ASU BIOS, Dive Safety Officer) and Dr. Samantha de Putron (ASU BIOS) The Research Diving Methods (RDM) course aims to familiarize participants with the fundamentals of scientific diving, both theoretical and practical. Research methods and practices are taught in class and then subsequently rehearsed on SCUBA…

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Introducing ‘Ootchamin ‘Ooyakma

Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve is honored to introduce ‘Ootchamin ‘Ooyakma, pronounced oot-cha-mean oo-yahk-ma, as the translation of Jasper Ridge in the Muwekma Ohlone Chochenyo dialect. The aboriginal Puichon Ohlone name of the area in which Jasper Ridge is located had not been recorded, but ‘Ootchamin ‘Ooyakma is the name suggested by the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe of…

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2024 Field Courses at the Mountain Research Station

Registration for summer 2024 classes will be done via your CU Portal (normal class registration process).  Classes will show in the registration portal Feb 21st and enrollment starts Mar 6th. Class sizes are limited to 15 people!  Tuition for summer courses includes rustic lodging (shared 2 person cabins) and all meals at the MRS dining…

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U-M Biological Station Recruiting Researchers, Offering New Fellowship for Scientists for 2024 Season

The University of Michigan Biological Station is recruiting new researchers to conduct projects at the 10,000-acre research and teaching campus in northern Michigan during the 2024 field season and offering a new research fellowship for scientists to support their work. Between 2024 and 2027, UMBS expects to award $25-50,000 to 5-8 recipients.   The deadline…

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