ENVS 4930 will study the ecology of the Pacific Northwest specifically the Olympic Peninsula and the Vancouver Island area. Students will be looking at the prevalent aquaculture industry in that area and the positive and negative impacts of aquaculture especially the impacts of salmon aquaculture. The class will have the opportunity to tour some salmon aquaculture facilities there before heading to Victoria, BC to the Olympic Peninsula where we will see the temperate rain forest and the Pacific coast.
The field portion of the course will include stops in Seattle, WA, Vancouver, BC and Victoria, BC
Learn about your destination by visiting the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs web page at https://travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/country.html
to find country-specific information about visa, safety and security, local laws, health, and more.
Hotels and Cabins
We will have multiple lectures, discussions, and interactions with local people at two Canadian aquaculture facilities, a native salmon hatchery, two national parks, the Quileute Reservation, City of Tacoma and an American aquaculture facility. Other excursions include, rainforest tour and river restoration tour. Students will also have free time each day to explore the area.
ENVS 4930 (3cr) Pacific Northwest Environmental Field Course
Pre req: ENVS 1010 or instructor approval
This course is a practical course designed to introduce you to the coastal regions of British Columbia and Washington. We will examine some of the management challenges within that ecosystem
Students should have the ability to hike up to 5 miles per day and travel by boat/ferry for up to 2 hours.
Costs billed directly through BGSU Bursar's Office*
*Fees listed are estimates and are subject to change at any time
Possible Additional Expenses (not billed through BGSU)*
|BGSU Tuition and Fees
||BGSU Tuition and Fees can be found on the bursar’s WEBSITE. (Undergraduate, Graduate, In State and Out of State)
|Education Abroad Fee
|International Health Insurance
||$1.74 per day of program
* Please note that these costs are estimated and should be used as guidelines only!
Dr, Jeffrey Snyder
Room 181, Overman Hall
Education Abroad, International Programs and Partnerships
Bowling Green State University
301 University Hall
Bowling Green, OH 43403