Alpine EcologyStudy ecology in the Greater Yellowstone Area.
This two-credit course is a partnership between Montana Tech and the Yellowstone Studies Center and provides an intense introduction to ecology in Yellowstone National Park and the Greater Yellowstone Area.
Students will form and test hypotheses about ecological phenomena under field conditions, devise ways to test hypotheses and collect data to support or refute these hypotheses.
The course is tentatively schedule to explore ecological principles at:
- Chain lakes on the Bear Tooth Plateau (19-20 Aug.)
- Eagle Creek near Gardner, MT (21-23 Aug.)
- Beaver Creek near Quake Lake (23-25 Aug.)
Students will study under Emeritus Professor of Biological Sciences at Montana Tech Rick Douglass, Ph.D.