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**The 2014 trip is full. This course will be offered again in 2016.** 



ENVI 350: The Environment of South Florida

South Florida

January 3-14, 2014
Trip cost: $1,200

Course Summary

Florida has a rich history, diverse ecology, and dynamic present. This field trip lets you explore the historical and contemporary interactions of people with their environment. We consider the human history (including Indians, Spanish, and US colonists) and the historical and modern ways in which people have altered and existed in Florida's environment.

South FloridaDuring site visits to preserves and natural areas, you experience and learn about the ecology, characteristic species, natural communities, and ecosystems of Florida. Camping in state and national parks broadens your experience. On-site presentations deepen your understanding of the modern conservation issues confronting Florida today, including: agricultural practices, development pressures, South FloridaEverglades management, threatened and endangered species management, and water conservation. Visits to diverse cultural and historical sites provide context for today's issues.

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South Florida
Contact


Dr. Daniel Shustack
225D Feigenbaum Center
413.662.5301