Behavioural Ecology Field Trip (22-29 April 2017)
Immerse yourselves in research in the field. Two weeks fully inclusive spent collecting various data including behavioural research on the Coquerels Sifaka (Propithecus coquereli).
This is an excellent opportunity to get the feel of working and living in a truly remote forest research station with local Malagasy villagers incorporating science, endurance and cultural immersion.
Payment for the accommodation and teaching costs (not the flights) on a week-long field trip to learn how to track wolves, lynx and bears in Carpathian mountains of Poland.
You will be shown how to identify different predator and ungulate tracks and how to recognise other evidence of wolf, lynx and sometimes brown bear occurrence in the field, e.g. scats, scent marks, resting places and prey remains. You will also receive training in methods of data collection, use of field equipment and in various different research methods. Several lectures will also be given to build your knowledge of the biology, ecology, ethology and conservation problems of wolves and lynxes in Poland.
Residential fieldtrip to Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Jersey. A zoo which is the forefront of conservation and research to preserve endangered species worldwide.
Deposit of £200: due 01/06/2017
Residential fieldtrip to Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Jersey. On completion of this trip, you will be able to include "An Introduction to Endangered Species Recovery - 1 week specialist training course at Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust" to your CV!
Trip includes 7 nights accommodation at Durrell YHA, breakfast and evening meal, flights from East Midlands airport, transfers in Jersey via minibus, 5 day taught program with specialist lectures and sessions in the zoo, daily entrance to zoo, 10% discount from zoo shop, .
Check out the web page for more info on what Durrell get up to and what you can be involved in: https://www.durrell.org/wildlife/home-page/