WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS PROGRAM
Broad understanding of rainforest systems
Detailed knowledge of your chosen research subject
Experiment design, data collection, and analysis
Presentation, writing, and science communication
Quantitative methods and models in ecology and conservation biology
WHAT MAKES KALU YALA SO SPECIAL?
“This experience is far superior to a typical study abroad because it allows the individual to control their own education. I gained unbelievable skills crucial for my development in business and was able to network with really great people.” – Bailey
BIOLOGICAL FIELD RESEARCH
The Biology Program focuses on conducting biological field research, such as the cataloging of flora and fauna in and around Kalu Yala. We will spend many hours hiking and exploring the various ecosystems surrounding the property. You will have the opportunity to make observations, ask your own questions, and seek your own explanations. Projects have ranged from GIS mapping and water testing, to species richness comparisons between old and new growth forest ecosystems.