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As part of their assessment the students carry out a  group research project and are taught tropical plant and animal identification during their stay.

Cloud forest laboratory
Cloud forest laboratory
Tropical plant identification practical
Tropical plant identification practical
The identification test
The identification test

 

Cloud Forest Lecture Theatre - Ana Mariscal telling us about the History and Conservation of the Santa Lucia Reserve
Cloud Forest Lecture Theatre – Ana Mariscal telling us about the History and Conservation of the Santa Lucia Reserve
Fieldwork takes students off the main trails and into the primary forest to set-up transects
Fieldwork takes students off the main trails and into the primary forest to set-up transects
Camera trap data - Spectacled bears!
Camera trap project – Spectacled bears!
Students search for new species of lizard with world lizard expert Dr Omar Torres-Carvajal
Students search for new species of lizard with world lizard expert Dr Omar Torres-Carvajal
Exploring the forest at night - katydid hunt
Exploring the forest at night – katydid hunt
Bromeliad project
Bromeliad project
Inspecting the moth traps
Inspecting the moth traps

 

Working with the mules
Working with the mules

 

Setting up the entomology experiments

Setting up the entomology experiments

Transects - deep in the forest
Transects – deep in the forest
Exploring the rivers
Exploring the rivers