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Warnell Natural Resource Management in Amazon

The conservation of tropical forests is a key sustainability challenge of the 21st Century and it requires knowledge of forest ecology and the social factors that influence conservation success. This program will teach students necessary natural and social science fundamentals, and how to effectively integrate them to respond to conservation challenges.

Along the way, students will:
Have class in the middle of the Amazon forest
Participate in night time forest critter walks
Visit waterfalls, lakes, and rivers
Climb an observation tower above the forest canopy
Conduct forest research
Interact with riverine communities
Travel and sleep on a river boat
Meet rubber tappers
Learn about hydropower and conservation

Live Zoom Events

Study in the Amazon Drop-In Info Session 1

10:00am-11:30am on 1/28/2021
Meeting ID: 939 4352 0208

Study in the Amazon Drop-In Info Session 2

1:00pm-4:00pm on 1/28/2021
Meeting ID: 937 2821 1727

Program Contact Information

Dr. Daniel Markewitz
Dr. Don Nelson