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Natural History of the Channel Islands: Central Santa Cruz and Anacapa Islands

Natural History of the Channel Islands: Central Santa Cruz and Anacapa Islands

Course Number: BIOL X431.8

1.5 units

Explore on foot the Prisoner's Cove area of central Santa Cruz Island and the Anacapa Island Western Gull nesting colony. Learn about the natural, cultural, and geologic history of the islands, endemic species that inhabit the islands, and the conservation challenges facing these islands.

Potential sightings include the Santa Cruz Island Scrub-Jay and other endemic bird and plant species. Various pelagic bird species, whales and other cetaceans, and pinnipeds may also be seen along the way.

Available Sections

Starting Jun 1

181CPD001

Starting Jun 1
181CPD001

Course Fees

$395

$295 (Non Credit)

Instructor

Kurt Leuschner [ bio ]

close [x] Kurt Leuschner, M.S., Wildlife Ecology, Professor of Natural Resources, College of the Desert. His specialties include ornithology, entomology and desert ecology, and he has led hundreds of field trips both locally and as far afield as Africa. Mr. Leuschner also teaches natural history courses for the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service and conservation organizations.

Schedule:

Fri 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Jun 1, 2018

Fri 6-8 pm, June 1, Sat. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., June 2, Sun. 7:30 am-4:30 p.m. June 3 Location: Channel Islands

Sat 7:30 am-6:00 pm
Jun 2, 2018

Fri 6-8 pm, June 1, Sat. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., June 2, Sun. 7:30 am-4:30 p.m. June 3 Location: Channel Islands

Sun 7:30 am-4:30 pm
Jun 3, 2018

Fri 6-8 pm, June 1, Sat. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., June 2 Sun. 7:30 am-4:30 p.m. June 3 Location: Channel Islands

3 Meetings

Location:

Field Site

[ map ]

Section Notes:

Accommodations are the responsibility of the student. Includes cruises to Channel Islands  Refund Deadline May 23.

Textbook:

No Textbook Required.

Prerequisites

Available Sections

Riverside

Section No.: 181CPD001

Dates: Jun 1, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Dates: Jun 2, 2018

Time: 7:30 am-6:00 pm

Dates: Jun 3, 2018

Time: 7:30 am-4:30 pm

Instructor: Kurt Leuschner

Textbook: No Textbook Required

Location: Field Site

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