Biology 176: Tropical Ecology
Spring 2015

Tropical Ecology is offered in the spring semesters. The course assumes no prior ecological background beyond second semester Introductory Biology (44L).

Costa Rica Field Trip

(Not run in 2015; however, opportunities for research at our Firestone Reserve in Costa Rica may be available).

An optional field trip to Costa Rica may be run in conjunction with this course. Students spend Spring Break  in the Pacific lowland rainforest of the Firestone Reserve ( The focus of the field trip is direct experience with a  variety of fauna and flora. Participants should be physically fit and willing to endure discomfort.

Interested students should contact me during (or before) the first class. More info HERE

See also the 'Additional Readings" list and the World Wide Web links.