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UConn South African Ecology/Patagonian Biodiversity and Hors

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
7:00pm – 8:00pm

Storrs Campus
BPB 130

UConn South African Ecology (Faculty-led) (summer): This course provides students an overview of the ecological systems in southern Africa, their management and related conservation issues, with emphasis on the ecosystems and landscapes of the region. It includes coursework at UConn during the spring semester and a field component in South Africa. The field study component of the course will be taught at Djuma Game Reserve directed by Nature Guide Training education program. This new venue is a close neighbor to Kruger National Park, one of the largest national parks in South Africa. Students are eligible to apply if they are sophomore or higher. More information:

UConn Patagonian Biodiversity and Horse Culture (Winter) (Faculty-led): This program requires a fall pre-departure course. Students will then spend 3 weeks during winter break in Southern Patagonia. Students will enroll in ANSC 2695/NRE 2695 Patagonian Biodiversity and Horse Culture for 2 credits, taught by Professor Jenifer Nadeau, Animal Science and Dr. Morty Ortega, Natural Resources and the Environment. Part of the course will be taught during the last 8 weeks of the semester, for a total of 15 hours. There will be lectures about Patagonian ecology, geography, and socio-cultural issues. This program is open to any student interested in the Patagonian biodiversity and how the horse culture has shaped it. More information:

Scholarships are available:

Education Abroad Office: 117 Rowe, Storrs campus

Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm


Education Abroad (primary), Animal Science Department, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, UConn Master Calendar

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